August 18, 2021
Escapades in Papua: Understanding JAD’s Attempts in Indonesia’s Easternmost Province
By Alif Satria
A deeper analysis of the recent arrests of JAD members in Papua suggests that they were independent efforts rather than the result of a coordinated expansion.
August 16, 2021
The Rise of Saifullah: Islamic State’s New Point Man for Southeast Asia?
By Jasminder Singh and Rueben Ananthan Santhana Dass
Despite the killing or apprehension of many of its senior leaders, the Islamic State remains a clear and present danger in Southeast Asia.
May 24, 2021
Family Martyrdom: Examining Suicide Terrorism Trends in Southeast Asia
By Kenneth Yeo Yaoren
Indonesia’s recent Makassar Church bombing by two newly wedded couples highlights the continued trend of family suicide bombings in the region.
April 07, 2021
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.
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 23, 2020
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.
May 04, 2020
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?