9 months Enrile warns against rise of radical Muslim, Christian extremist groups MB
By Mario Casayuran Former Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile, defense minister of former president Ferdinand Marcos during the martial law period, warned on Tuesday against the rise of radical forces such as Muslim and Christian extremist groups, following the explosions that claimed 20 lives at a cathedral in Jolo, Sulu last Sunday. Juan Ponce Enrile (MANILA BULLETIN FILE PHOTO) “I’ve handled it for 17 years. We have studied the reactions of the Christians, especially the Ilonggos and the Ilocanos of Mindanao. You remember the Ilaga problem that we had in Mindanao? Don’t ever think that that is dead,” Enrile said. ... more