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Malaysia Bogey of Racial Tension

gave the NPA time to learn and establish guerilla fronts. By the time the Tripoli agreement was signed in 1982 between the Marcos government and the MNLF, the NPA had already established a sufficient number of guerilla fronts (36) to make it difficult for the AFP to sufficiently concentrate its forces to deal decisive blows at the NPA. Of course, along with that the weakening of the Marcos regime made it impossible for the Martial Law administration to fully use even the armed forces at its disposal.

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