TITLE

Poso: Indonesia's Latest Front in the War on Terror

AUTHOR(S)
Scarpello, Fabio
PUB. DATE
February 2007
SOURCE
World Politics Review;2/19/2007, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article addresses the terrorist attacks in Poso, Indonesia. The small town of Poso in the middle of the religiously divided province of Central Sulawesi has become the main battlefield in Indonesia's latest offensive in the war on terror. Seventeen Islamic radicals, believed to be members of the al-Qaida linked Jemaah Islamiyah (JI) were killed during two January police raids in Poso. The coastal town of Poso first grabbed the headlines back in 2000, when it became the stronghold of Muslim militias in a sectarian war that killed almost 1,000.
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33285701

 

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