Abu Sayyaf: Target of Philippine-U.S. Anti-Terrorism Cooperation

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This report provides an overview and policy analysis of the Abu Sayyaf terrorist group in the Philippines and the recently announced Philippine-U.S. program of military cooperation against it. It examines the origins and operations of Abu Sayyaf, the efforts of the Philippine government and military to eliminate it, and the
implications of a greater U.S. military role in attempts to suppress it. The report will be updated periodically.

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Location(s): Philippines
Creation Date: January 25, 2002
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Place of Publication: Washington D.C., USA
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  • Creation: January 25, 2002
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Philippines
Description:

This report provides an overview and policy analysis of the Abu Sayyaf terrorist group in the Philippines and the recently announced Philippine-U.S. program of military cooperation against it. It examines the origins and operations of Abu Sayyaf, the efforts of the Philippine government and military to eliminate it, and the
implications of a greater U.S. military role in attempts to suppress it. The report will be updated periodically.

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9 pages.

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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Resource Type: Report
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