Worldfocus Radio: Philippines — the forgotten terrorist front
Martin Savidge hosts Filipino peace negotiator and Catholic priest Eliseo Mercado and security analyst Zachary Abuza when Worldfocus Radio explores the forgotten terrorist front in the Philippines. LISTEN NOW.
Posted: November 5, 2009 18:05
Taliban declares an indefinite cease-fire in Swat Valley
Taliban militants agreed to indefinitely extend a cease-fire in Pakistan's Swat Valley, which is largely under control of the militants. As part of the truce, the government agreed to allow the Taliban to impose stricter Islamic law.
Posted: February 24, 2009 19:52
Pakistan strikes peace deal with Taliban
Ahmad Kamal, a former Pakistani ambassador to the United Nations, discusses Pakistan's peace deal with the Taliban in Swat Valley and what the agreement means for the U.S. war on terror.
Posted: February 17, 2009 13:18
Pakistan adopts Islamic law in Swat Valley
A Worldfocus contributing blogger writes about Pakistan's deal with insurgents in the Taliban-heavy Swat Valley and the country's controversial decision to suspend its military offensive and impose tough Islamic law in that area.
Posted: February 17, 2009 10:07
Thailand’s Muslim insurgency solidifies in south
A Worldfocus contributing blogger writes about the solidification of Thailand's Muslim insurgency and the government's approach to dealing with the separatist movement.
Posted: January 30, 2009 11:29
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Muslim insurgency simmers in southern Thailand
Beyond the recent turmoil in Bangkok, a violent Muslim insurgency has emerged in Thailand's south.
Posted: December 4, 2008 22:01
Simultaneous bombings across Indian state of Assam
Sadanand Dhume discusses these bombings, which killed at least 67 people.
Posted: October 30, 2008 17:22
Suicide bombers on the rise in Pakistan
There have been 28 bombings killing over 471 people in Pakistan since the beginning of the year -- more deaths than either Iraq or Afghanistan.
Posted: October 10, 2008 17:11