Soldiers on the islands of Sulu
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Sulu: The islands home to Philippine militancy

The islands of Sulu, in the south-west Philippines, is a region that has become a haven for international militants.

US troops arrived on the islands shortly after the 9/11 attacks in New York and Washington, on a mission is to advise their Philippine counterparts on strategy and tactics to win the fight against the different Islamic rebel groups on the islands.

Kate McGeown reports.

  • 14 Feb 2013
  • From the section Asia
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