4 months Gov’t to tie loose ends of Communist insurgency with CORDS at the helm of regional effort MB
By Marjaleen Ramos National Security Adviser Hermogenes Esperon Jr. bared on Wednesday their plans to end the local ‘communist-terrorist groups,’ or the New People’s Army in the country. National Security Adviser Hermogenes Esperon (Alvin Kasiban / MANILA BULLETIN) “They stay true to their goal, to overthrow the government through armed struggle,” said Esperon during the Kapihan sa Manila Bay media forum. The security adviser said that President Rodrigo Duterte has already declared the CPP-NPA-NDF as a terrorist organization, but is still subject to validation by the courts. He also recalled that other countries have declared them terrorists too. “Tayo nalang ... more