U.S. in the Philippines

U.S. in the Philippines

U.S. military advisors are in the Philippines to help that country quell instability caused by Muslim separatist groups, including a terrorist organization called Abu Sayyaf that has been linked to al Qaeda. A panel talks about how these...

U.S. military advisors are in the Philippines to help that country quell instability caused by Muslim separatist groups, including a terrorist organization called Abu Sayyaf that has been linked to al Qaeda. A panel talks about how these efforts fit in to the larger war on terrorism and the possible consequences for the U.S. and the Philippines.

Guests

Amina Rasul

senior fellow at the U.S. Institute of Peace

Paolo Pasicolan

analyst at the Asian Studies Center of the Heritage Foundation

David Steinberg

director of Asian studies at the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service

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