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.
Islamic State’s Expansion in Africa and its Implications for Southeast Asia
By Jasminder Singh and Rueben Dass
Will the group's call for hijrah (migration) to Africa prompt Southeast Asian Muslims to join the struggle?
What the Taliban Takeover in Afghanistan Means for IS Supporters in Indonesia
By V. Arianti and Unaesah Rahmah
In line with the official stance of IS and its affiliates, Indonesian IS supporters view the Taliban as polytheistic and even apostate.
The Rise of Saifullah: Islamic State’s New Point Man for Southeast Asia?
By Jasminder Singh and J. Fernando
Despite the killing or apprehension of many of its senior leaders, the Islamic State remains a clear and present danger in Southeast Asia.
Najib’s Dangerous and Self-Serving Rohingya Campaign
By David Hutt
The Malaysian prime minister’s intrusion into a sensitive issue in Myanmar carries risks of its own.