Jemaah Islamiyah (JI)
February 13, 2023
Recent Arrest Puts Jemaah Islamiyah Back in the Spotlight
By Rakyan Adibrata and Jasminder Singh
An arrest last year demonstrates that JI's network has expanded considerably, despite the extremist group's recent period of dormancy.
August 31, 2022
Is Abu Bakar Bashir Really Walking Away From Violent Extremism?
By Bilveer Singh
The former JI leader recently pledged his loyalty to the Indonesian state, but there are reasons to question the sincerity of his conversion.
April 15, 2022
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?
August 30, 2021
US Aims Start to Bali Bombing War Crimes Case at Guantanamo
By Ben Fox
The hearing is set to kick off a long legal wrangle over a case that involves evidence tainted by CIA torture.
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.
March 29, 2021
Suicide Bomb Hits Palm Sunday Mass in Indonesia, Wounding 20
By Yusuf Wahil and Niniek Karmini
The bombing was the first major attack since in Indonesia since a series of suicide attacks on churches in Surabaya in 2018.
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.
December 14, 2020
Indonesia Arrests Suspected Leader of Jemaah Islamiyah
By Associated Press
Aris Sumarsono has been on the run from the Indonesian authorities since 2003.
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.
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