U.S. Philippines

  • Playlist
  • Download
  • Embed
    <iframe src="http://www.npr.org/player/embed/1137271/137271" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

NPR's Rob Gifford joins host Bob Edwards to discuss the fight against terrorism in the Philippines. The United States and the Philippines began joint training exercises today to fight Muslim extremists in the south. About 600 U.S. soldiers are to take part in the exercises, which represent the most significant expansion of the U.S. war on terror since action in Afghanistan.



Please keep your community civil. All comments must follow the NPR.org Community rules and terms of use, and will be moderated prior to posting. NPR reserves the right to use the comments we receive, in whole or in part, and to use the commenter's name and location, in any medium. See also the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Community FAQ.

NPR thanks our sponsors

Become an NPR sponsor

Support comes from