April 01, 2021
Why Do al-Qaida and the Islamic State Continue to Target Indonesia?
By Bilveer Singh
Recent attacks in Jakarta and Sulawesi suggest that militant jihadi groups continue to pose a potent threat to the Indonesian state.
April 01, 2021
Woman Killed After Shooting Gun at Indonesia’s Police HQ
By Niniek Karmini
Police described the 25-year-old woman as "a lone wolf with the radical ideology of the Islamic State."
January 06, 2021
Indonesia to Release Suspected Bali Bombing Mastermind
By Sebastian Strangio
The release of Abu Bakar Bashir coincides with a stiffening of the country's stance against hardline Islamic groups.
August 11, 2020
The Quiet Threat of Indonesia’s Jamaah Ansharul Khilafah
By V. Arianti and Muh Taufiqurrohman
In comparison with other pro-Islamic State groups, JAK’s strategic priority on religious outreach has resulted in few attacks perpetrated by the group.
June 30, 2020
Does Indonesia’s Deradicalization Program Work?
By Ulta Levenia and Alban Sciascia
Recent terror acts are raising questions about the efficiency of the rehabilitation program run by the Indonesian National Counter Terrorism Agency (BNPT).
May 28, 2020
How Indonesia Can Address the Growing Number of Female Extremists
By Amalina Abdul Nasir
Indonesia’s gender-based counterterrorism approach faces several challenges.
January 05, 2018
Indonesia-Philippines Security Ties in the Headlines With Foreign Minister Visit
By Prashanth Parameswaran
A closer look at some of the defense issues on the minds of both sides.
March 16, 2017
Reintegrating Extremist Prisoners in Indonesia: Easier Said Than Done
By Cameron Sumpter
While government efforts at reintegration fall short, NGOs are filling the gap.