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Counterterrorism : ASEAN Militaries’ Growing Role
Following its defeat in Iraq and Syria last year the self-proclaimed Islamic State (IS) has expanded to other parts of the Muslim world including Southeast Asia by linking up with local militant groups. Countries in the ...
Violent Extremism and its Continuum
ISIS may have suffered battlefield reverses, but in some respects – not least ideologically – it is resilient. Analysts, academics and security officials should resist the impulse to call time on the study of these types ...
Death of Bahrun Naim : Mastermind of Terror in Southeast Asia
The death of Bahrun Naim, the directing figure of terrorist attacks in Southeast Asia, demonstrates that by working together, governments can prevent and pre-empt attacks.
Islamic State's first terror attack in Malaysia
The ideological influence of the Islamic State is spreading rapidly in Southeast Asia. The terrorist attack in Selangor, Malaysia demonstrates that the threat is growing.
Terrorist Threat Assessment for 2019
The global terrorist and extremist threat is likely to persist in 2019 as the Islamic State (IS) terrorist group goes through a phase of re-adaptation and de-centralisation. This threat will remain given the global failure ...
After Nice: The Threat Within Europe
The mass truck attack on pedestrians along a promenade in Nice on Bastille Day marks a significant new stage in Islamic State's transformation to a global terrorist movement. It epitomises the IS strategy to seed a culture ...
IS Attacks Southeast Asia During Ramadan
IS directed, instigated and inspired attacks in four continents including in Asia. In Malaysia, Philippines and Indonesia, where IS infrastructure is intact and growing, IS groups, cells and personalities mounted attacks ...
Global Threat Forecast 2017
In 2017, the so-called Islamic State (IS) will decentralise posing a pre-eminent terrorist threat. To deter the international community against continued intervention in its heartland IS will stage attacks worldwide.
Defeating Islamic State
Contrary to earlier assessment, the so-called Islamic State (IS) can be defeated. IS support can be contained, its membership can be isolated, and its leadership can be eliminated with the right resources.