22 November 2015
Afief Abdul Madjid was given the cellphone number of a man in Turkey, whom he had never met, named Kholid.
“Call Kholid once you arrive in Turkey. He will take you across to Syria and to ISIS,” a local fixer for the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) militant group told Afief.
That was just over two years ago in Yogyakarta, Indonesia.
… Associate research fellow V. Arianti and senior analyst Jasminder Singh from the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS) said several KN fighters have aided terrorist groups in Indonesia.
“More terrorist cells in Indonesia might gain financial and logistical assistance from their comrades in Syria,” they said in a study out last week.
“The growing links between Indonesian extremists and ISIS might give rise to more variation of targets for terrorists… Additionally, foreign embassies might once again become terrorist targets.”
ICPVTR / Online
Last updated on 23/11/2015