Philippines Special Forces Are On The Hunt For ISIS Militants (HBO)

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Last month, ISIS-linked militants attempted to establish South East Asia's first Islamic State caliphate on the southern Philippines island of Mindanao. What followed was a bid from the Philippines armed forces to crush the militants and reestablish order. VICE News gained exclusive access to embed with the Philippines special forces to learn about the realities of war on the front lines of Marawi.

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Update: The ISIS was defeated and their leader was killed.

Author — han nie


The mexican people are friends of The philipino people!! We are enemies in boxing sport, but friends in The real life! I love philipines . Greetings from Jalisco México. The brave people tagalo! Like The aztec warriors. we love and respect to you. We' re brothers

Author — Fidel Barba


Lions of South East Asia, long live Philippines, love and tons of respect from India

Author — xedro


I don’t know why but I’ve always had a special respect for the Filipino soldiers

Author — Neon_


As a seafarer i used to work with filipino crews.
All i can say about them is that they are highly dependable, honest, smart, they always show high spirits, always making jokes and laughing, even when shit hits the fan, great comrades, they will endure anything and everything side by side with you if you are their friend. I just love these little guys.
From East Europe, Romania - Greetings and shaking hands to all my filipino friends!

Author — Dimachaerus


It's been a while since Marawi, but I still can't help but admire the professionalism and tactical gear of the Philippines military. Nigeria has a lot to learn from them in our current war against terrorism in the North East.

Author — ebiekem


These men were the most experienced soldiers probably in asia. They are already deadly. If you’re gonna give them an advance weapon. They’re gonna be a monster. Bakemono!!!



Support Philippine brother! Love respect from vietnam

Author — sơn bình nguyễn


Love the Philippines, greetings from The Netherlands.

Author — Snowwie


You guys haven't heard the soldier named "bayot" who sacrificed, he called his commander to bomb his position because the enemy is surrounding him. :( respect

Author — KriizpyKrem


4:56 We fell in love in a hopeless place

Author — Jerald Macachor


Respect our Philippine ally! So brave and proud! Love from the USA 🇺🇸 ♥️🇵🇭

Author — ArtistRG34


4:54 when love strikes you faster than a bullet 🙈😍😂😂😂

Author — ZYK XEN


4:20 the ammo is made in serbia, thats where i live at lol

Author — Bengo


"Give me 10, 000 Filipino soldiers and I will conquer the world."

-Gen. Douglas MacArthur

Author — Kookies enkrem


Solid SOF troopers. Cool, calm, professional. The OIC so professional when interviewed. Philippine Marines so chill, smiles under fire. I wouldn't underestimate their resolve, they been fighting guerrillas for decades. Imagine if they had proper gear?

Author — Charles Victor Gonzales


When they throwed jesus it hurt me as a catholic

Author — Eiji Boiii


Philippines is a place of peace and love.. But.. Don't mess with them... "not a good idea"

Author — makata Daito


Reporter: Are we getting fired at?

Soldier: .. Yes..*smiles*


Author — TheUsername217


As a Kurd, we love yall, just like how we ended ISIS in the middle east!

Author — King.K The Best