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2017/01/11 | Iftekharul Bashar

Myanmar’s Rohingya Plight Faces Jihadist Hijacking

The plight of the Rohingya minority has attracted the attention of regional and international extremist and terrorist groups.

2017/01/09 | Yan Jie

Chinese Police Detain Man for Videos of Islamic State Beheadings

The case comes almost a year after China’s anti-terrorism law was put into effect.

2016/12/31 | The Japan Times

The Year the Establishment Failed

Key events in 2016 were moments of disintegration that exposed a frail and fragile political order.

2016/11/25 | Ian Dudgeon

Pakistan: Leader's Reputation on the Line in Terrorist Crackdown

The prime minister's ability to deliver will be sorely tested and his credibility is on the line, writes Ian Dudgeon.

2016/11/03 | June Park and Jonathan Berkshire Miller

Is North Korea’s Nuclear Tech for Sale?

As North Korea's cash flows dry up, selling nuclear technology to the highest bidder - be it Syria, Lybia or even ISIS - may become a tantalizing option for the Kim regime.

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.

2016/10/28 | Malaysiakini

New Agency to Respond to Terrorism in Malaysia

A new multi-agency special force has been set up to respond to terrorist threats.

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.

2016/10/05 | The Japan Times

OPINION: Kashmir Again On The Boil

India needs to maintain its restraint over Kashmir, but the backers of violence there must pay a price for their support of extremism.

2016/08/31 | Edward White

Chechen Hand in Thailand Bombings, Expert Says

International terrorists had a hand in helping local insurgent groups carry out the recent spate of bombings in Thailand, one expert believes.

2016/08/25 | Malaysiakini

Philippine Islamist Militants Behead Hostage

ISIS-linked Islamist militants have beheaded another hostage in the southern Philippines.

2016/08/12 | TNL Staff

BREAKING: Thailand Rocked By Eight Explosions

Several bombs have exploded in Thailand in the past 24 hours, killing at least four people.

2016/08/04 | Edward White

Turkey’s Crackdown Extends to Taipei

Turkey’s crackdown on alleged opponents of the Erdogan regime is being keenly felt in Taipei.

2016/07/31 | Susanne Schmeidl

Islamic States' First Big Stand in Afghanistan

The latest UN report attributes 122 civilian casualties in Afghanistan to Daesh in the first half of 2016, compared to 13 in all of 2015.

2016/07/25 | Edward White

ANALYSIS: Is Asia’s Terrorism Threat Level Rising?

Experts take stock of an increase in terrorist activity in Southeast Asia during the holy month of Ramadan, and a new report reveals a high number of Chinese joining Islamic State.

2016/07/07 | The Japan Times

Dhaka Terrorist Attack a Reminder on 'Soft Targets'

The killings come as yet another reminder of the vulnerability of soft targets with lax security, as the Islamic State spreads terror across national borders.

2016/06/28 | Malaysiakini

Who Is More Dangerous, Pahang Mufti or ISIS?

A mufti in Malaysia has been labelled a bigger threat to the country than ISIS.