Philippines teeters towards new martial order

While Filipino security officials have sent mixed messages about the Resorts World casino attack, the president's top allies have signaled martial law is needed nationwide to combat terrorism.

Manila, June 3, 2017 7:55 PM (UTC+8)
A security guard stops photographers from entering the vicinity of Resorts World Manila after gunshots and explosions were heard in Pasay City, Metro Manila, Philippines June 2, 2017. Photo: Reuters/Erik De Castro
A security guard stops photographers from entering the vicinity of Resorts World Manila after gunshots and explosions were heard in Pasay City, Metro Manila, Philippines June 2, 2017. Photo: Reuters/Erik De Castro
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