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Islamic State in Southeast Asia

The December 2023 Marawi Bombing and the Region’s Unending Terror Threat

The December 2023 Marawi Bombing and the Region’s Unending Terror Threat

By Jasminder Singh and Muhammad Haziq Jani
The deadly bombing of a Catholic Mass in Marawi City ended years of relative peace in Mindanao. It is a reminder of the need for continued vigilance.

Bombing Revives Fears of Islamist Militancy in the Philippines

Bombing Revives Fears of Islamist Militancy in the Philippines

By Georgi Engelbrecht
The December 3 bombing of a Catholic mass in Marawi City was an ominous warning as the Bangsamoro peace process approaches a crucial juncture.
How Will Southeast Asian Terror Groups Capitalize on the Israel-Hamas War?

How Will Southeast Asian Terror Groups Capitalize on the Israel-Hamas War?

By Zam Yusa
From recruitment to possible ideological shifts to opportunistic cyberattacks, a prolonged conflict in the Middle East may have serious consequences for the region.

A New Filipino Leader for Southeast Asia’s Islamic State

A New Filipino Leader for Southeast Asia’s Islamic State

By Zam Yusa
It’s not clear if Abu Turaife can garner support from IS adherents in the region and galvanize local militants or whether pro-IS groups in the Philippines are on the decline. 

The New Face of the Islamic State in Southeast Asia

The New Face of the Islamic State in Southeast Asia

By Zam Yusa
What do we know about the man supposedly leading Islamic State’s East Asia branch?

What’s Driving Taiwan’s Mass Protests?
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What’s Driving Taiwan’s Mass Protests?

As Southeast Asia Reopens, Will Transnational Terrorism Return?

As Southeast Asia Reopens, Will Transnational Terrorism Return?

By Kenneth Yeo
Terrorism in the region has plummeted amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Will reopened borders lead to a resurgence in terrorist networks?

Malaysia and Indonesia in the Middle East

Malaysia and Indonesia in the Middle East

By Guy Burton
The two Muslim-majority Southeast Asian states cannot avoid domestic implications from their policies toward the Middle East.
Southeast Asia’s Teenage Extremists

Southeast Asia’s Teenage Extremists

By Amalina Abdul Nasir and Kenneth Yeo
The detention of a secondary school student in Singapore in February highlights an ongoing trend in youth radicalization among supporters of the Islamic State.

20 Dead After Bombing of Cathedral in Southern Philippines

20 Dead After Bombing of Cathedral in Southern Philippines

By Associated Press
Over 100 were also wounded in the double bomb attack on Our Lady of Mount Carmel in Jolo.

2 Dead, Nearly 30 Wounded in Bomb Blast at Philippine Mall

2 Dead, Nearly 30 Wounded in Bomb Blast at Philippine Mall

By Associated Press
A terrorist attack in the country's restive south is believed to be the work of Islamic State-linked militants.

How the Thai Conflict Is Boosting Islamic State in Malaysia

How the Thai Conflict Is Boosting Islamic State in Malaysia

By Austin Bodetti
Weapons from the insurgency in southern Thailand are making their way to ISIS-linked extremists in Malaysia.
Jemaah Islamiyah: Still Southeast Asia’s Greatest Terrorist Threat

Jemaah Islamiyah: Still Southeast Asia’s Greatest Terrorist Threat

By Bilveer Singh
JI, which remains a potent force, is benefitting from a narrow focus on Islamic State.

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