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Anti-imperialism in the 19th century : a contemporary critique of the British invasion of Java in 1811
Postcolonial historians in Southeast Asia have sometimes described the colonial encounters of the past in dislectical terms, lending the impression that Western colonial intervention in Asia received widespread support ...
Responding to the Islamic state's foreign fighters : retribution or rehabilitation?
Heated debate about the fate of foreign fighters joining the Islamic State, the jihadist group that controls a swath of Iraq and Syria, spotlights a host of societal problems in Europe. It also highlights the degree of ...
John Anderson's data mining mission to Sumatra in 1823 : when method creates the object
Today the term 'data mining' is used in both academic and non-academic circles through the practice is neither novel now new. This paper looks at the data collection mission led by John Anderson on behalf of the British ...
Indonesian presidential election : Jaafar Umar Thalibs 'Jihad against pluralism'
As Indonesia’s presidential election campaign intensifies, religion has become an issue again. The recent re-emergence of a leader of the Laskar Jihad militia raises the question of how and why such conservative voices ...
America in Southest Asia before the 'pivot': the 'battle of quallah battoo' in 1832
Today, there is much talk about the “American pivot” back to Southeast Asia, and the role that America continues to play in terms of the geo-strategic relations between the countries in the region. That America has been a ...