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2018/05/30 | The Conversation

INDONESIA: Fighting Radicalism in Islamic Schools

Recent attacks on Java highlight the importance of the power of education as a moderating force.

2018/01/21 | Haironesah Domado

International Terrorists Become Traders in Southeast Asia

Transnational militants possess specialist knowledge of 'market conditions' across the Southeast Asian archipelago and the regional linkages they need to access them.

2017/09/19 | Hera Diani

Female Roles in Religious Radicalism

Where women once held only supporting roles, they are now beginning to take up more dominant roles in radical groups. Why?

2017/09/15 | Sidney Jones

The Danger of a Revitalized Insurgency in the Philippines

Addressing security concerns without undue militarization is going to be tricky...

2017/09/12 | Jacqui True

Are Women the Key to Stopping Terrorism in Asia?

Governments should provide support for both international and national women’s organisations working to stabilize communities and prevent terrorism and violent extremism.

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.

2017/07/17 | Serina Abdul Rahman and Christopher H. Lim

To Fight Radicalization in Southeast Asia, Empower the Women

To reduce the likelihood that radical thought will be spread in Southeast Asia, empower the mothers. Providing socioeconomic support where it is most needed among women.

2017/05/09 | ZiQing Low

Syria Aims to Win Chinese Support with Exaggerated Numbers of Uighur ISIS Fighters

Previous reports suggest about 100 Uighurs are involved in ISIS, but it is hard to verify these numbers due to strict information control in the Xinjiang.

2017/05/03 | Scott N. Romaniuk & Shih-Yueh Yang

Terrorism and Counterterrorism in China: The Other 'War on Terror'

The Chinese Communist Party comprehensive counterterrorism law that came into effect at the turn of 2016 brought with it waves of criticism from human rights activists, proponents of fundamental rights and freedoms, and liberal states around the world.

2017/04/01 | Michael Clarke

Does China Have Itself to Blame for the Trans-Nationalisation of Uyghur Terrorism?

Uyghur terrorism is now a serious challenge for Beijing and may be a product of China’s own actions.

2017/03/24 | The Japan Times

Japan's Plans to Penalize Uncommitted Crimes

The potential law amendment will widen government surveillance of its citizens and is being questioned for intruding people’s privacy.

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.

2017/03/01 | ZiQing Low

Taiwan Deports Indonesian Worker for Possible ISIS Ties

The migrant worker was reportedly radicalized after she began using Facebook in Taiwan.

2017/02/23 | Edward White

ISIS Crowdsourcing ‘Lone Wolves’ Heightens Risks for Southeast Asia

With the advent of ISIS crowdsourcing, countering the organization’s expansion beyond the Middle East will be an arduous task.

2017/02/03 | The Japan Times

Abe Penalizing the Plotting of Crimes in Japan

The Abe administration is preparing a legislation to penalize 'preparing for terrorism and other acts,' drawing concern for increased surveillance of citizens.

2017/01/26 | Wayne Pajunen

OPINION: Trump Properties Likely Terrorist Targets

By not divesting of his business empire President Trump presents terrorists with new soft targets.

2017/01/13 | Chaula Rininta Anindya

Terrorism No Longer a Man’s World in Indonesia

'Women’s roles in terrorist networks in Indonesia have until now been dictated by their kinship ties through marriage, involving facilitating logistics and finance for terrorist acts. But there is a growing trend of women taking on combat roles.'