WikiLeaks: South Philippines Rising Terror Haven

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MANILA -- A leaked cable message from U.S. diplomats in Australia in 2008 said the southern Philippines was emerging as a new terrorist haven. The secret U.S. embassy cable, leaked to online whistle-blower WikiLeaks and provided exclusively to The Age news site, said the region was becoming the "favoured tilling ground" of the terrorist group al-Qaeda. 
 

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