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Indonesia terrorist attacks

Indonesia’s Vicious Cycle: Terrorist Convicts Making a Comeback?

Indonesia’s Vicious Cycle: Terrorist Convicts Making a Comeback?

By Andi Raihanah Ashar
Despite the government's deradicalization programs, a small but alarming number of terrorist convicts has reoffended after their release from prison.

After the Astana Anyar Bombing: A Critical Overview of Indonesia’s CVE System

After the Astana Anyar Bombing: A Critical Overview of Indonesia’s CVE System

By Alif Satria
Indonesia’s post-arrest countering violent extremism programs are intended to help prevent recidivism. What are the system's current shortcomings?
Indonesia Frees Convicted Bali Bomber on Parole

Indonesia Frees Convicted Bali Bomber on Parole

By Sebastian Strangio
Umar Patek has expressed regret for his role in the 2002 attacks, but his parole has been greeted with anger in Australia, which lost 88 citizens in the attack.

Two Decades After the Bali Bombings, A Peace Park

Two Decades After the Bali Bombings, A Peace Park

By Luke Hunt
The attack testified to the horrifying vision of the now-defunct Jemaah Islamiyah, which aimed to establish an Islamic Caliphate in Southeast Asia.

Convicted Bali Bomber Says He ‘Disagreed’ With 2002 Attacks

Convicted Bali Bomber Says He ‘Disagreed’ With 2002 Attacks

By Sebastian Strangio
In a YouTube video "interview" with the governor of prison in Central Java, the militant repeated long-standing claims of remorse.

Indonesia Considers Objection to Bali Bomber’s Early Release

Indonesia Considers Objection to Bali Bomber’s Early Release

By Niniek Karmini
The Australian government has denounced Umar Patek's impending release, which comes just ahead of the 20th anniversary of the terrorist attack.

Indonesian Militant Gets 15 Years in Prison Over Bali Attacks

Indonesian Militant Gets 15 Years in Prison Over Bali Attacks

By Niniek Karmini
Prosecutors claim that Zulkarnaen, who eluded capture for 18 years, played a vital role in the October 2002 attacks.
Indonesian Prosecutors Seek Life for Bali Bombing Suspect

Indonesian Prosecutors Seek Life for Bali Bombing Suspect

By Niniek Karmini
Laywers for Aris Sumarsono, alias Zulkarnaen, claim he was aware of the bombing but did not participate in the operation.

JAD and the 2021 Makassar Bombing: Disconnected Cells and Interconnected Families

JAD and the 2021 Makassar Bombing: Disconnected Cells and Interconnected Families

By Alif Satria
It is important to analyze JAD not only through an organizational lens, but also through social networks.

Indonesia to Release Suspected Bali Bombing Mastermind

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.

How Are Indonesia’s Terrorist Groups Weathering the Pandemic?

How Are Indonesia’s Terrorist Groups Weathering the Pandemic?

By Zachary Abuza and Alif Satria
A group’s ability to exploit the pandemic is confined by their existing structure and resiliency.
How COVID-19 Is Reshaping Terror Threats in Indonesia

How COVID-19 Is Reshaping Terror Threats in Indonesia

By Ulta Levenia and Alban Sciascia
Ramadan is always a prime time for JAD to conduct terrorist attacks. How will the pandemic affect that trend?

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