Have most of us done any research about the MNLF, MILF, BIFF, Abu Sayaff and ISIS? Their differences, their Ideologies and their History? Why did their splits occured?
MNLF and MILF are two organizations who advances Bangsamoro Nationalism and Independence.
The difference in MNLF and MILF now is that both of them have opted for Autonomy instead of Secession. They are tired of War. Have you ever spoke to an MNLF or an MILF to hear their side? Are you not happy that they have a change of heart?
They were not different from the Katipuneros during the spanish time. If we are in the Spanish era, most of us will also call Bonifacio and Rizal Erehe and Terrorists and most people will also call for their execution.
Its a fact that during a war, there will always be a possibility to coddle a certain individual or group of people with a different agenda and Ideology distinct from the mainstream just to advance a certain struggle.
That would not be obvious until the mainstream had a change of heart and settle the war through negotiations. Those who do not agree will eventually split off. In war, everything could be an asset.
See how the Middle Class, the Oligarchs and various Leftist groups succeeded on toppling Marcos. How the Katipuneros fought for Independence and split off between Aguinaldo's faction who surrendered to the US and Bonifacio who continued the fight.
The question is who hijacked the Revolution in the end?
Many of us specially from Luzon and Visayas are calling to Junk the BBL, calling for an All-Out-War and urging the Government to abandon the peace process NOT because they want to improve it but because of Islamophobia.
For me, we can Improve the Peace Agreement to make it Comprehensive or even renegotiate it if it is needed. But not Junk it or wage a war that is not winnable. All-out-war never solved the problem in mindanao. It just made it worse.
To Equate the MILF and MNLF to ISIS is a product of Lack of knowledge.
The MILF is giving its best to transform itself from a Radical Secessionist Movement to a Moderate Force.
The leadership of these two fronts (MNLF and MILF) are distancing themselves from former members who have an Extremist agenda (BIFF and Abu Sayyaf). They never pledged allegiance to ISIS because they basically reject it.
Why don't we give those who have a change of heart a chance? They need a helping hand to purge their ranks from these Radical elements and stop its spread to its members. Only thru Peace it would succeed because once peace is in place, Their Jihad is no longer relevant.
Those who like war are either of the 2:
1) A Radical who wants to subjugate or eliminate every single muslim who exist from the face of the earth
2) A Radical Muslim who likes to prove that all muslims can never trust a non-believer (Kafir) and that only thru their brand of a separate Islamic state, they would be happy and free.
THE MORE WE ALIENATE MUSLIMS THE MORE EXTREMIST IDEOLOGY CREEPS INTO THEIR MIND.
MORE OF THEM WILL EITHER BECOME VICTIMS OF EXTREMIST PROPAGANDA AND SOON BECOME EXTREMISTS THEMSELVES WHO WILL CRAVE FOR A SEPARATE STATE WHILE THE MODERN FILIPINO MODERATE MUSLIM WILL EITHER BE A PROUD MALAYSIAN THAN A FILIPINO
Would you love to see our Muslim Filipino youths radicalized?
Extremists are at work 24/7 to use the flames of war to promote their ideology. They are exploiting the Alienation of Muslim Filipinos.
Extremist are working day and night to Phase out the Bangsamoro Nationalist Agenda of both MNLF and MILF and replace it with their own Ideology and Totalitarian Brand of Islam.
That is why MILF is asking for peace because time is running out.
Not because they want weapons to kill us but because time is running out to counter the ISIS IDEOLOGY
The more war is prolonged, their (MNLF, MILF) influence and relevance will fade…….. and once their influence fades, A VACUUM WILL BE THERE EXPLOITED TO BE FILLED BY EXTREMISTS SET TO HIJACK THE MORO STRUGGLE IN FAVOR OF THEIR SIDE!
Just like how EDSA was Hijacked in the End. We dont want the Extremist to Hijack the Moro struggle in the end. Only Muslims can solve an Islamic Problem! The MNLF and MILF would be able to help!
Now, that is the reason why our Generals do not want an All-out-war to those having a change of heart because they understand the situation more than an any keyboard warrior could understand.
Dont forget that the MILF is 10,000 strong. They too also have families ready to take arms if pushed to a corner. War is not a Joke.
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