Latin America/Asia Files: Cold War-era communist insurgencies winding down – NOT: Dissident rebels reject Nov. 2016 peace deal with Colombian government, target army convoy with IED, kill soldier, wound 4 others, military suspects FARC’s 7th Front responsible, 1 of 6 FARC units still active; National Liberation Army still fighting in NE part of Colombia; Shining Path “still strong” in Peru, insurgent snipers attack police convoy on Mar. 18, killing 3 agents of Special Anti-Drug Ops Division; government of Philippines Pres. Rodrigo Duterte, New People’s Army agree to temporary cease-fire, Maoists demand army withdraw from Mindanao in exchange for release of police officer, 3 soldiers; meanwhile, Communist Party of Philippines holds congress, reaffirms “necessity of waging armed revolution in order to counter the armed violence employed by the U.S. imperialists and the local reactionary ruling classes”; Indian police in Chhattisgarh state arrest 2 female Naxalites, follows late-night Mar. 30 attack on Dahikhal railway station in Odisha state, 20 armed Naxalites storm facility, detonate 2 explosive devices, seize station master, porter, demand staff denounce PM Narendra Modi; Nepal’s Maoist regime lifts script from Deng Xiaoping’s “Socialism with Chinese characteristics” (1978 – ), guerrilla commander-turned-PM Pushpa Kamal Dahal rolls out red carpet for Chinese, Japanese, Indian investors, World Economic Forum: “Nepal boasts the best macroeconomic environment in S. Asia”

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Yup, so glad communism’s dead . . .

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One response to “Latin America/Asia Files: Cold War-era communist insurgencies winding down – NOT: Dissident rebels reject Nov. 2016 peace deal with Colombian government, target army convoy with IED, kill soldier, wound 4 others, military suspects FARC’s 7th Front responsible, 1 of 6 FARC units still active; National Liberation Army still fighting in NE part of Colombia; Shining Path “still strong” in Peru, insurgent snipers attack police convoy on Mar. 18, killing 3 agents of Special Anti-Drug Ops Division; government of Philippines Pres. Rodrigo Duterte, New People’s Army agree to temporary cease-fire, Maoists demand army withdraw from Mindanao in exchange for release of police officer, 3 soldiers; meanwhile, Communist Party of Philippines holds congress, reaffirms “necessity of waging armed revolution in order to counter the armed violence employed by the U.S. imperialists and the local reactionary ruling classes”; Indian police in Chhattisgarh state arrest 2 female Naxalites, follows late-night Mar. 30 attack on Dahikhal railway station in Odisha state, 20 armed Naxalites storm facility, detonate 2 explosive devices, seize station master, porter, demand staff denounce PM Narendra Modi; Nepal’s Maoist regime lifts script from Deng Xiaoping’s “Socialism with Chinese characteristics” (1978 – ), guerrilla commander-turned-PM Pushpa Kamal Dahal rolls out red carpet for Chinese, Japanese, Indian investors, World Economic Forum: “Nepal boasts the best macroeconomic environment in S. Asia”

  1. mah29001 April 12, 2017 at 3:51 am

    FARC sounds like they’re applying the same tactics as the Irish Republicans did with “splinter groups” doing the bidding while the main group pretends to be for the “peace process”.

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