US to launch new program to fight extremism in Philippines

Denise Natali, U.S. Assistant Secretary Bureau of Conflict and Stabilization Operations, gestures during a news interview with a select group of journalists Tuesday, June 4, 2019 in suburban Mandaluyong city, east of Manila, Philippines. Natali is here to discuss with Philippine security officials a new program to help thwart efforts by Muslim extremists to recruit and mobilize followers after a bloody siege by jihadists aligned with the Islamic State group.

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