Unlike most of you here, I am prepared to treat the MILF, BIFF, etc. as equals in the negotiating table provided that they disown their Islamist and terrorist affiliations and any and all dastardly doings they have done (alone or in concert with other rebel groups) in the name of Bangsamoro or Allah or whatever.
Unlike most of you here, I am prepared to advocate whatever solutions may be arranged to achieve lasting peace and to finally at long last pave the way for the economic and resource development of what has been ironically called "the land of promise" — up to and including a two-state solution, whether or not those solutions are ultimately ruled as unconstitutional. I will even support a constitutional amendment or even a new constitution that would adequately address the situation down south.
What I am not prepared to accept or tolerate is the forging of a peace settlement under duress. Neither am I prepared to accept or tolerate the possibility (a remote one, but let me indulge) of an armed rebel group currently forging an peace deal with the government having no control over its rank and file.
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