Islamic Militants from the Philippines invade Northern Malaysia

Posted on February 21, 2013 • Filed under: Asia Pacific, Philippines, Terrorism, Tourist Warning

AS AMPHIBIOUS assaults go, the invasion of the Malaysian state of Sabah by the self-styled Royal Army of the Sultanate of Sulu on February 11th is admittedly tame. Scores of men, many heavily armed, came ashore from motorboats that had brought them from the Philippines, an hour away, where they and the sultan of Sulu are citizens. Without firing a shot, they occupied a sleepy village. There they announced that they had come to enforce the sultan’s claim to Sabah. Read Article

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