15 January 2016
The attack in Jakarta on 14 January is the worst terrorist attack to hit Indonesia since the twin hotel bombings in Bali in 2009. With seven dead, five militants and two civilians, and a further 24 injured including five police officers as last reported by The Straits Times. The incident has shocked the region.
The question now is what course of action the region must take moving forward.
Dr Rohan Gunaratna of the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS) says that governments “should now cooperatively and individually respond to the threat posed by the Islamic State (IS).”
GPO / ICPVTR / Online
Last updated on 20/01/2016