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    • The ISIS Threat to Southeast Asia: An Assessment 

      Liow, Joseph Chinyong (2016)
      The ISIS terrorist threat to Southeast Asia is not as great as that from a rejuvenated Jemaah Islamiya which has a more extensive network in the region.
    • ISIS' Amin Baco: Tri-border Emir in Southeast Asia 

      Singh, Jasminder (2017)
      The recent recapture of Marawi City by Philippine security forces which led to the death of Isnilon Hapilon has thrown up a new emir or leader, Amin Baco. A Malaysian from Sabah, who is Amin Baco?
    • ISIS's caliphate utopia 

      Mohamed Nawab Mohamed Osman (2014)
      The Islamic Caliphate championed by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) is an imagined construct that never existed in Islamic history. Muslim scholars and the larger Muslim community should not only reject the ISIS' ...
    • ISIS’ Southeast Asia Unit: Raising the Security Threat 

      Arianti, Vidia; Jasminder Singh (2015)
      The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria’s (ISIS) Southeast Asia fighting unit, Katibah Nusantara, has continued expanding geographically. How does it link with Indonesian pro-ISIS groups and what security threat does it pose ...
    • Islam and democracy: conflicts and congruence 

      Islam, Md Nazrul; Islam, Md Saidul (2017)
      Is authoritarianism intrinsic to Islam? Is Islam incompatible with democracy? These questions are frequently debated in the context of the study of the relationship between the Western and Islamic civilization. The debate ...
    • Islam and society in Southeast Asia after September 11 

      Desker, Barry (2002)
      This paper discusses the struggle for the soul of Islam within the global Muslim community in the context of two major Muslim majority nations in Southeast Asia, Indonesia and Malaysia. An ongoing, unsettled debate between ...
    • Islam and violence in Malaysia 

      Ahmad Fauzi Abdul Hamid (2007)
      In Malaysia, violence related to Islam has been the exception rather than the rule. Aversion towards violence among Malaysian Muslims traces its roots to a muli-religious policy. The state has, however, been driven a few ...
    • Islam buddhism : preserving harmonious relations 

      Mohammad, Alami Musa (2015)
      The creeping Muslim-Buddhist tension and the recent alliance forged among hard-line Buddhist nationalist movements in the "saffron crescent" countries of South and South-east Asia will undermine inter-religious relations ...
    • Islam Hadhari : Abdullah's vision for Malaysia 

      Muhammad Haniff Hassan. (2004)
    • Islam Nusantara: NU’s Bid to Promote “Moderate Indonesian Islam” 

      Arifianto, Alexander Raymond (2016)
      Nahdlatul Ulama (NU), Indonesia’s largest Muslim organisation, has sponsored an international conference as part of its strategy to promote “Islam Nusantara” worldwide. However, the concept remains deeply contested, even ...
    • ‘Islam Nusantara’ and its Discontents 

      Syafiq Hasyim (2018)
      The idea of Islam Nusantara promoted by Nahdlatul Ulama (NU), the largest Muslim organisation in Indonesia, remains debated among Muslim groups in Indonesia. The idea is not totally acceptable to Indonesian Muslims and ...
    • Islam with progress : Muhammadiyah and moderation in Islam 

      Arifianto, Alexander R. (2017)
      Dr Haedar Nashir, Muhammadiyah’s general chairman, recently outlined the concept of Islam with Progress during his visit to Singapore. It is the organisation’s new platform to reemphasise the doctrine of moderation in Islam ...
    • Islam, pluralism & multi-culturalism 

      Muhammad Haniff Hassan. (2005)
    • Islam, politics and secularism in Bangladesh : contesting the dominant narratives 

      Md Nazrul Islam; Md Saidul Islam (2018)
      Since late 2000s, the political landscape in Bangladesh moved from democracy to an authoritarian kleptocracy, and experienced a new set of political and social narratives. This paper aims to contest some of these ...
    • Islam, State and Modernity : Muslim Political Discourse in Late 19th and Early 20th century India 

      Iqbal Singh Sevea (2006)
      This paper explores the interaction between Muslim intellectuals and ‘Western’ socio-political ideas, particularly the concept of the nation-state, in late 19th and early 20th century India. Debates over the adaptability ...
    • Islamabad-Pakistan Taliban peace talks : shifting focus to Afghanistan 

      Halimullah Kousary (2014)
      Islamabad has been in peace talks with Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) over last couple of months while the Afghan peace process remains derailed for years. A campaign is underway for a concerted insurgency in Afghanistan.
    • Islamic Defenders Front : An Ideological Evolution? 

      Alexander Raymond Arifianto (2017)
      The Islamic Defenders Front (FPI) has gained a reputation as one of the most outspoken hardline Islamist groups in Indonesia today. It has evolved from a vigilante group into an organisation with a coherent ideology and ...
    • Islamic governance in Malaysia : taking the cue from Brunei? 

      Yang Razali Kassim (2014)
      Islamic governance is rising to the fore again in Malaysia as UMNO and PAS probe each for meeting points while competing for Malay/Muslim support. Shariah, or Islamic law, is emerging as a new issue catalysed by Brunei’s ...
    • Islamic militancy, Sharia, and democratic consolidation in post-Suharto Indonesia 

      Noorhaidi Hasan (2007)
      The current strategy for the comprehensive implementation of sharia (Islamic law) pursued by a number of Indonesia's militant Islamic groups, including MMI (Majelis Mujahidin Indonesia), the Council of Indonesian Holy ...