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2017/04/14 | Joseph Franco
Sorry ISIS, Philippines is No Place for A Caliphate
Observers thought the 'imminent' IS province in Mindanao may lead to the establishment of a new Southeast Asia-based caliphate, but they neglect socio-economic realities in the southern Philippines
2016/01/07 | TNL 編輯
Tension Rises in the Middle East as Saudi Arabia Cuts Diplomatic Ties with Iran
Saudi Arabia and Iran have long been involved in the proxy wars in Syria and Yemen. With the growing power of the Islamic State, the two counties’ hostility may build a more complicated situation in the region.
2016/03/23 | TNL 編輯
Latest Update: Explosions Strike Brussels, Claiming More Than 30 Lives So Far
Three explosions struck the Brussels airport and metro system on March 22, killing at least 34 people and leaving more than 200 people injured so far. Extremist militant group Islamic State (ISIS) has claimed responsibility for the bombings. Due to the attacks, the airport will remain closed indefinitely and the metro will be running a reduced service.
2016/03/24 | TNL 編輯
Indonesian Migrant Workers Reported to be Joining IS
Head of the National Agency for Placement and Protection of Indonesian Workers warns several countries, including Taiwan, to be highly alert since some workers have already been reported to be part of the Islamic State (IS).
2017/03/05 | Hussain Nadim
How Islamic Extremism Seeped into Rural Australia
Extremism has reached rural Australia which prompts a fresh look at the three drivers: ideology, economics, and politics, says Hussain Nadim.
2016/10/10 | Malaysiakini
Student, Foreigner Among 16 Arrested on Terrorism Charges in Malaysia
Fourteen of the suspects were believed to be members of the Islamic State (IS) terrorist group from the Black Crow cell.
2016/11/02 | Malaysiakini
'Tackling ISIS More Difficult than Tackling Communists'
Efforts in Europe and Asia have yet to determine the root cause of terrorism, according to a top Malaysian politician.
2017/03/16 | Stellina Chen
CARTOON: Xi's 'Great Wall of Iron' to Safeguard Xinjiang?
The 'great wall of iron' comes after the Islamic State released a video featuring young Uighurs vowing to plant their flag in China and promising that 'blood will flow in rivers.'
2017/06/02 | Erin Cook
With Martial Law in Mindanao, Where Next For the Philippines?
'Until the police and the Armed Forces say the Philippines is safe, this martial law will continue. I will not listen to others. The Supreme Court, Congress, they are not here,' said President Rodrigo Duterte.
2017/08/25 | Zachary Abuza
The Fall and Rise of Jihadism in Southeast Asia
The loss of the IS caliphate has led to a shift in attention back to the domestic enemy in Southeast Asia.
The West’s Reluctant Embrace of Duterte
Western capitals have found themselves in a tough bind, shedding deepening concerns over human rights issues in exchange for counter-terror cooperation with neo-authoritarian leaders.