Written by IP Defense Forum Staff, published on https://ipdefenseforum.com/, March 23, 2020
Retired Lt. Gen. Danilo G. Pamonag shares what he learned from the Philippines’ largest military engagement since World War II. By the height of fighting during the siege of Marawi, jihadist militants had taken more than 1,770 civilian hostages to keep control of the southern Philippine city on Mindanao, the country’s second largest island. Some they killed right away; others they used as human shields. They put others to work making explosive devices, digging tunnels and securing supplies.
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