By John Solomon
How the government's punishing of the exposure of official wrongdoing can linger for years
Independent voices from the TWT Communities
, al-Jamāʿh al-Islāmiyah, meaning "Islamic Congregation", frequently abbreviated JI), is a Southeast Asian militant Islamic organization dedicated to the establishment of a Daulah Islamiyah (Islamic State) in Southeast Asia incorporating Indonesia, Malaysia, the southern Philippines, Singapore and Brunei. JI was added to the United Nations 1267 Committee's list of terrorist organizations linked to al-Qaeda or the Taliban on 25 October 2002 under UN Security Council Resolution 1267. - Source: Wikipedia
Indonesia's anti-terror squad arrested 11 people suspected of planning a range of attacks on domestic and foreign targets including the U.S. Embassy and a site near the Australian Embassy, police said Saturday.
A Pakistani judge issued an arrest warrant Thursday for the ruling party's candidate for prime minister over allegations he illegally imported drugs. The warrant injects fresh uncertainty into efforts to replace the previous prime minister, who was ousted by the Supreme Court.
An Indonesian militant was convicted of helping to build the massive car bomb used in the deadly 2002 Bali nightclub attacks and was sentenced to 20 years in prison Thursday, concluding the trial for the case's last main defendant.
The U.S. should stop "reflexively exploiting major national security threats as a political ping-pong ball between right and left," says Zuhdi Jasser, president and founder of American Islamic Forum for Democracy. Get down to business and start crafting a practical strategy to defeat the threat of Islamist militancy both at home and abroad, he says.
Gunmen attacked an outpost of a government-sponsored militia and killed 10 members of the security force in western Afghanistan, officials said Thursday.
The Muslim militant suspected of building the bombs used in the 2002 Bali attack went on trial Monday on terrorism charges, a year after he was captured in the same Pakistani town where Osama bin Laden was hiding.
The Philippine military said it killed Southeast Asia's most-wanted terrorist and two other senior militants Thursday in a U.S.-backed airstrike marking one of the region's biggest anti-terrorism successes in recent years.
Australia's defense minister on Wednesday said it is "way too early" to claim victory over al Qaeda, cautioning that the terror group and its affiliates remain a global threat even after the death of Osama bin Laden.
A sweeping crackdown on terrorism in the past decade has spawned a new problem in Indonesia, the world's most populous Muslim nation: Militants in prison are recruiting more followers to their cause.
Indonesia's most infamous firebrand Islamic cleric went on trial Monday on charges of forming a terrorist cell to plot high-profile assassinations and attacks on Western hotels and embassies. He faces a maximum penalty of death.
Indonesia's best-known radical cleric was charged Wednesday with helping plan terrorist attacks in this, world's most populous Muslim nation — a crime that carries a maximum penalty of death, police said.
Indonesian police on Monday arrested the spiritual leader of an al Qaeda-linked group that is accused of carrying out the 2002 Bali bombings and of plotting to assassinate the country's president.
Indonesia's anti-terrorism unit arrested a radical Islamist cleric Monday for alleged ties to an al-Qaeda-affiliated cell accused of plotting high-profile assassinations and Mumbai-style attacks targeting foreigners in the capital.
MANILA, Philippines. -- There was a time when American military leaders worried whether wobbly allies would rally to us when it came time to stand up to the Soviets. Now it's our allies who worry about us.
JAKARTA, Indonesia — The head of Southeast Asia's most feared terrorist group was arrested along with his military chief, police said yesterday, claiming a breakthrough in the fight against extremists in the world's most populous Muslim nation.