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Peace Talks Amid Renewed Violence in the Philippines

Talks which began on April 18 between the Philippine government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) are being flagged as a ‘breakthrough' in the eight-year bid to put an end to decades of guerrilla warfare in the southern Philippines, but are coming at a... MORE

Hambali’s Capture: How Significant For The War On Terror?

August's capture of Riduan Isamuddin in Thailand has been hailed as a major advance in the war on terror in Southeast Asia. Otherwise known as "Hambali," this well-publicized figure in the extremist transnational Islamic network has been variously implicated in the 9/11 strikes in New... MORE

Indonesia: Southeast Asia’s Emergent Front For Transnational

August's bombing of the U.S.-owned Marriott Hotel in Jakarta has once again thrust Indonesia into the spotlight as an emergent territorial front for anti-Western transnational Islamic extremism. The attack, which killed dozens and injured over 100, exhibited strong similarities to last year's atrocity in Bali--the... MORE