Philippines’ Communist Insurgency Heats Up

On Nov. 22, the Philippine government officially canceled peace talks with communist rebels, citing a growing series of attacks perpetrated by the New People’s Army, which has staged a long-running and largely ineffective insurgency for nearly 50 years. It may be the only organized communist insurgency left in Asia, after even the Chinese have abandoned communism in everything but name.

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