BUILDING A GLOBAL NETWORK FOR SECURITY
Counter Terrorist Trends and Analyses (CTTA) – Volume 14 Issue 05
The 2002 Bali bombings, an attack perpetrated by the Al-Qaeda-linked Jemaah Islamiyah (JI) terrorist network that killed 202 civilians, was a pivotal moment for Southeast Asia’s militant landscape. Since the bombings, the largest terrorist attack recorded to date in Indonesia, Islamist-linked terrorism has become a major regional security concern. And galvanised Southeast Asian governments to intensify counter-terrorism (CT) capacity-building, transnational cooperation and intelligence sharing.
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Jemaah Islamiyah 20 Years After the Bali Bombings: Continuity and Change
Twenty years after the Bali bombings of October 2002, the Al-Qaeda-linked Jemaah Islamiyah (JI) terrorist network remains a threat, albeit an evolving one. JI has shifted from a posture of armed jihad to a low-key strategy of building up support and spreading i ...
Two Decades of Counterterrorism in Indonesia: Successful Developments and Future Challenges
by Alif Satria
This article assesses developments in Indonesia’s counterterrorism policies in the past two decades. Over the span of 20 years, the Indonesian state’s capacity to counter terror threats has increased significantly, both in terms of conducting arrests, and desig ...
Jemaah Islamiyah After the 2002 Bali Bombings: Two Decades of Continuity and Transformation
by V. Arianti
Two decades on from the 2002 Bali bombings, Jemaah Islamiyah (JI) has transformed into a full-fledged hybrid militant group that operates on three main fronts: social (i.e. school and dakwah, or religious outreach), military and political. Whilst JI’s social an ...
Change, Continuity and Trajectories: Assessing Southeast Asian Terrorists’ Attack Tactics and Trends Post-Bali Bombings
Since the 2002 Bali bombings, Southeast Asian militants’ tactics have experienced both transformation and continuity. Militant groups have used bombs to inflict heavy casualties and firearms to defend territory. At the same time, stabbings have also become more prevalent. In recent years, ...
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