Media and Terrorism in the Philippines: The Rajah Solaiman Islamic Movement

  title={Media and Terrorism in the Philippines: The Rajah Solaiman Islamic Movement},
  author={Rommel C. Banlaoi},
  journal={Journal of Policing, Intelligence and Counter Terrorism},
  pages={64 - 75}
  • Rommel C. Banlaoi
  • Published 1 April 2009
  • Sociology
  • Journal of Policing, Intelligence and Counter Terrorism
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