counter-insurgency - updates

Rappler's latest stories on counter-insurgency


Rappler Talk: Justin Richmond on the radicalization of Marawi

May 24, 2017 - 2:29 PM

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A military that fights with its heart

Jan 29, 2017 - 12:35 PM

Writes a retired general Our sad experience on the misuse of military capability against our own people has generated lasting conflicts which will take generations to heal

Photo courtesy of Richard Falcatan

Oplan Bayanihan ends as Duterte orders AFP to support NDF talks

Dec 19, 2016 - 10:47 AM

UPDATED The communist rebels have long called for the abolition of Oplan Bayanihan which they claim is behind alleged human rights abuses committed by the military in the countryside

SUPPORT TALKS WITH LEFT. President Rodrigo Duterte has asked the military to support his peace initiatives with communist rebels. Rappler photo

The legend of the soldier who said: 'Fire on my location'

Feb 13, 2015 - 10:00 AM

It happened in the Mountain Province where an Army lieutenant ordered to be fired at to save his retreating men

Jovito Palparan: We've got to hate the movement

Aug 12, 2014 - 2:41 PM

In a May 2006 interview with Newsbreak Palparan speaks about his profession and his massive counter insurgency campaign

General Palparan, 'The Butcher,' arrested in Manila

Aug 12, 2014 - 6:18 AM

UPDATED Retired Major General Jovito Palparan one of the country s most wanted men is arrested almost 3 years after he went into hiding

ARRESTED. Former Maj Gen Jovito Palparan presented to the media after his arrest, at the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) headquarters in Manila, 12 August 2014. Jose Del/Rappler