Suicide bombings in the Philippines are rare, and those that occurred recently, like the bombing of this Catholic church in Jolo in January that killed 20, have been blamed on foreign militants. The involvement of a Filipino in a June 28 suicide bombing could have significant implications for security in the country.
One of two militants who carried out a suicide bombing attack on a Philippine military base last month was Filipino. Are Philippine jihadists on the cusp of embracing a tactic they have previously avoided?...
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