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Philippines: Terror funds still flowing

Funds are flowing in for terrorist operations in the Philippines, mostly from the Middle East, a senior security official said Saturday while admitting authorities were unable to stop it. National Security Adviser Norberto Gonzales said the money could be going to Jemaah Islamiyah, an Indonesia-based terror group linked to al-Qaida that is accused of training terrorists in the Philippines. Speaking on Vice President Noli de Castro’s radio program, Gonzales said Indonesian authorities warned that 10 Jemaah Islamiyah members slipped into the Philippines for a suicide mission, with two believed to be in the capital, Manila. “We have not yet captured the suicide bombers, and money continues to flow in that we cannot stop,” he said. “I cannot say how we are able to find out, but I can say that money is coming in and (bombing) materials are being purchased.” Full Story

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