Worldwatch

Terror, Visible
Last week Southeast Asia's usually hidden war on terror burst into the open. In the Philippines 22 alleged Muslim militants, including three top leaders of the Abu Sayyaf group, were killed during the bloody suppression of a prison riot. But offstage developments are just as frightening. TIME has learned that Philippine security forces seized a cache of sophisticated bombs during a February raid on what police say was an Abu Sayyaf safe house in Manila. Twelve bombs manufactured from C4 plastic explosive were recovered, expertly hidden in items like toothpaste tubes and deodorant bottles. "We...

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