The Future of the [global] War on [Islamic] Terror that the Media Isn’t Reporting [this week a look at the Philippines]

The Future of the [global] War on [Islamic] Terror that the Media Isn’t Reporting [this week a look at the Philippines]http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,307678,00.html ^ Nov. 2007This week the Pentagon released official figures on how dramatically the security situation has improved in Iraq. Terrorist attacks, secular violence, road-side bombings, Iraqi civilian deaths and U.S. casualties are all down. The announcement received scant notice from the so-called mainstream media. About the only news from the global war on radical Islamic terror to receive less attention this week was the erroneously headlined story on the Associated Press wire: “Army Captain from Fort Lewis, WA, Drowns in the Philippines.” The item immediately captured my attention for two reasons. First, the struggle against Islamic terror in the Philippines is the topic of this week’s episode of War Stories on FOX News Channel. Second, but of greater import, while shooting this documentary, we lived in the field with U.S. and Filipino Special Operations troops working to eliminate the Abu Sayyaf and Jemiah Islamiyah — terror groups closely affiliated with Al Qaeda.

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