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Jemaah Islamiyah (JI)

Indonesian Election Shows Advances In Deradicalization Methods

Indonesian Election Shows Advances In Deradicalization Methods

By Aisyah Llewellyn
A number of former members of the extremist group Jemaah Islamiyah cast their votes in last week's election, some for the first time.

Two Malaysian Men Sentenced to 23 Years Prison For Bali Bombing

Two Malaysian Men Sentenced to 23 Years Prison For Bali Bombing

By Aisyah Llewellyn
However, the sentences given to Mohammed Farik bin Amin and Mohammed Nazir bin Lep are far from the full story.
Is Indonesia at Risk of Terror Attacks During the Presidential Election?

Is Indonesia at Risk of Terror Attacks During the Presidential Election?

By Aisyah Llewellyn
The country's extremist networks remain extant, but are much less capable of large-scale attacks than they were two decades ago.

Addressing Jemaah Islamiyah’s Infrastructure in Sulawesi

Addressing Jemaah Islamiyah’s Infrastructure in Sulawesi

By Alif Satria
Despite aggressive counterterrorism efforts, Sulawesi still plays an important role for JI as a venue for key fundraising, membership training, and preaching.

Recent Arrest Puts Jemaah Islamiyah Back in the Spotlight

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.

Is Abu Bakar Bashir Really Walking Away From Violent Extremism?

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.

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?
US Aims Start to Bali Bombing War Crimes Case at Guantanamo

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.

Why Do al-Qaida and the Islamic State Continue to Target Indonesia?

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.

Suicide Bomb Hits Palm Sunday Mass in Indonesia, Wounding 20

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.

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.
Indonesia Arrests Suspected Leader of Jemaah Islamiyah

Indonesia Arrests Suspected Leader of Jemaah Islamiyah

By Associated Press
Aris Sumarsono has been on the run from the Indonesian authorities since 2003.

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