Duterte Claims that ISIS Wants Caliphate in Southern Philippines

Echoing a report from Indonesian military authorities that ISIS is planning to set up a base in Mindanao, President Rodrigo Duterte said that the terror organization is intent on creating a caliphate that would encompass the Philippines, Malaysia, Indonesia, and Brunei. The president did not present any concrete evidence for this, as he framed his warning with the need to change the constitution and adopt a federal system that would…

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