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The War on Terror

Rene Acosta

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Penguin
30 March 2021
The inside story-plans, strategies, casualties, letters-of the crackdown on terrorist groups by the Philippines military with the support of elite US Special forces, with no details spared.

The War on Terror recounts how the military cracked the operations of the Abu Sayyaf Group, Jemaah Islamiyah, and the al-Qaeda in the Philippines with the help of the US government. It details the activities of the terrorists and even the drama during the time that they were holding American couple Martin and Gracia Burnham, as well as unveils the contents of the terrorists' letters to their families, friends, acquaintances, and to the people who negotiated for the freedom of the Burnhams.
By:   Rene Acosta
Imprint:   Penguin
Country of Publication:   Singapore
Dimensions:   Height: 214mm,  Width: 136mm,  Spine: 9mm
Weight:   160g
ISBN:   9789814867092
ISBN 10:   9814867098
Pages:   288
Publication Date:   30 March 2021
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Rene P. Acosta has been a journalist for more than twenty-eight years. He currently works for the BusinessMirror as a senior reporter, covering the areas of defence, law enforcement, national security and counterterrorism. He had reported abroad where he wrote for a number of publications. His articles have appeared in the Center for Strategic and International Studies. For years, he also wrote for the website of the Asia Pacific Defense Forum, the publication of the US Pacific Command. He was formerly the president of the Defense Press Corps of the Philippines and had attended the US International Visitor's Leadership Program for the theme 'Regional Security'.

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