Philippine Truce Under Threat

FAR EAST CORRESPONDENT — The factionalizing of insurgent groups is jeopardising a ceasefire that ended decades of civil war in the southern Philippines. Now a showdown is looming among rebels in the southern Philippines as insurgents factionalize and splinter amid infighting over government sponsored peace talks, threatening the fragile ceasefire and forcing an unlikely alliance between the military and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF),  reports Luke Hunt for The Diplomat.

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Luke Hunt is a foreign correspondent, author and occasional photographer who has covered much of Asia fr the last 30 years.

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