Tracking the terrorists.
The Abu Sayyaf menace
The Abu Sayyaf Group has done it again. For the third time in as many months, the kidnap-for-ransom group abducted seven Indonesian sailors in Philippine waters near Tawi-Tawi. They have been doing this with astonishing regularity and our authorities cannot seem to be able to do anything about it.
The Abu Sayyaf continues to give the country a big black eye and gives the impression that our government cannot establish law and order over its own territory. Now, there is a report out from Singapore that our country has given permission to Indonesia to operate within our territorial jurisdiction to go after the Abu Sayyaf.
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