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Escalation of U.S. Involvement in Philippine Civil War

Posted by Sole on May 8, 2009

(AKP Images/ Keith Bacongco)

New People's Army, 2008 (AKP Images/ Keith Bacongco)

Revolution in South Asia is circulating the following statement from the Communist Party of the Philippines, which urges an end to U.S. involvement in the Philippines.

US Soldier Wounded in Failed Anti-NPA Combat Operation in Masbate

April 28, 2009

The Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) today disclosed that a US soldier embedded in a combat unit of the 9th Infantry Battalion of the Philippine Army was wounded last April 15 after joint US and government troops attempted to encircle and attack a unit of the New People’s Army (NPA) in Barangay Baras, Esperanza, Masbate. The Red fighters were able to fight back, resulting in the death of three government soldiers and the wounding of the US trooper. An NPA fighter was martyred in the clash.

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Video: Ben Peterson On The Crisis In Nepal

Posted by onehundredflowers on May 8, 2009

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