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Marginalized Female Migrant Workers Prone to Radicalization
'Radicalization through religion need not be the more attractive path out of socio-economic disenchantment for marginalized women,' writes Tamara Nair and Alan Chong.
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?
2017/08/25 | 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.
2017/06/30 | TIME
A Bloody Drug War and an ISIS-Linked City Siege Mark Duterte’s First Year in Office
One year into his presidency — despite the on-paper merit of his 10-point economic plan — Duterte has delivered almost nothing to improve the lot of impoverished Filipinos.
2017/06/12 | Gedaliah Afterman
China is Getting More Interested in the Middle East
The visits combined with other diplomatic activities reflect the fact that China’s engagement with the Middle East has been growing steadily in recent years.
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.
2017/03/01 | 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.
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.'
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.
2016/08/25 | Malaysiakini
Philippine Islamist Militants Behead Hostage
ISIS-linked Islamist militants have beheaded another hostage in the southern Philippines.
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.