Accession Number : ADA600772


Title :   Isolating the Terrorists: The Abu Sayyaf Group Case Study


Descriptive Note : Master's thesis


Corporate Author : MARINE CORPS COMMAND AND STAFF COLL QUANTICO VA


Personal Author(s) : Larida, Jimmy D


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a600772.pdf


Report Date : 23 Feb 2011


Pagination or Media Count : 38


Abstract : The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) is currently addressing three major threats to national security. These threats are the New People's Army, which is the armed instrument of the Communist Party of the Philippines (AFP) the Southern Philippines secessionist Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MllF), and the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) that has links to the Jemaah Islamiya and AI Qaeda.


Descriptors :   *COUNTERTERRORISM , *GOVERNMENT(FOREIGN) , *MILITARY FORCES(FOREIGN) , CASE STUDIES , COUNTERINSURGENCY , HISTORY , INSURGENCY , MILITARY DOCTRINE , MILITARY STRATEGY , NATIONAL SECURITY , PHILIPPINES , POLITICAL PARTIES , TERRORISTS , THREATS


Subject Categories : Government and Political Science
      Military Forces and Organizations
      Unconventional Warfare


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE