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ISIS Is Making Inroads in the Southern Philippines and the Implications for Asia Are Alarming | TIME

ISIS Is Making Inroads in the Southern Philippines and the Implications for Asia Are Alarming | TIME

Islamist extremism is growing in Mindanao, with serious security implications for the region and beyond

Musa Muhammad stands at the site where 400 Islamist militants launched an invasion of the southern Philippine city of Zamboanga little over two years ago, sparking 20 days of heavy fighting with security forces. The ruins of his old house can be found there, amid several hundred other razed homes.

Source: ISIS Is Making Inroads in the Southern Philippines and the Implications for Asia Are Alarming | TIME