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In addition, the so-called ISIS members used their funds to recruit young Filipinos and tactics to brainwash newcomers. They even utilized social media to spread their propaganda.
According to Lt. General Rustico, a leader of Western Mindanao, said "Let us not give them the media attention they need, that is what terrorists need to create fear."Also, President Benigno Aquino III said that he absolutely condemned ISIS and its widespread. He promised the US government that He will do everything to fight the extremist group.
Aquino told New York reporters, "Of course, we want to do something doable and within our capabilities without posing undue risks, through their forces or the country at large."