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complexities of dealing with radical Islam in Southeast Asia

Brek Batley

complexities of dealing with radical Islam in Southeast Asia

a case study of Jemaah Islamiyah

by Brek Batley

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Published by Strategic and Defence Studies Centre, Research School of Pacific and Asian Studies, Australian National University in Canberra, Australia .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Asia, Southeastern.
    • Subjects:
    • Jemaah Islamiyah (Organization),
    • Islamic fundamentalism -- Asia, Southeastern.,
    • Terrorism -- Religious aspects -- Islam.,
    • Terrorism -- Asia, Southeastern.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 94-98).

      StatementBrek Batley.
      SeriesCanberra papers on strategy and defence ;, no.149
      ContributionsAustralian National University. Strategic and Defence Studies Centre.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV6433.A7852 J363 2003
      The Physical Object
      Pagination100 p. :
      Number of Pages100
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3345539M
      ISBN 100731554345
      LC Control Number2004353404
      OCLC/WorldCa54491746

      Readings on Islam in Southeast Asia. Singapore: Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, © (OCoLC) Online version: Readings on Islam in Southeast Asia. Singapore: Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, © (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Ahmad Ibrahim; Sharon Siddique; Yasmin Hussain.   With both secular and Islamic governments, Southeast Asia is often portrayed as a representative model of progressive Islam, while also suffering longstanding Muslim separatist conflicts. The region has been the target of numerous terrorist attacks over the past decade, but the character and motivation for these attacks varies s: 1.

      Southeast Asia i n the s not only fr om the Middle East but also from Islam ist diasporas in the W est (van Bruin essen , Az ra 44), but while. This article examines the relationship between Islam and politics in Southeast Asia. It first outlines the various factors that frame Islam and politics in the Muslim world of Southeast Asia. These include a strong co-identity of Islam and ethnicity, high level of syncretism among Muslims in Southeast Asia, and weak electoral support for radical Islam.

      Even in Asia, where such ideas have always been marginal, radical groups are taking the view that scriptural authority requires either Islamic rule (Dar-ul-Islam) or a state of war with the essentially illegitimate authority of non-Muslims or secularists. This book . Radical Islam is on the rise in Southeast Asia. Muhammad Wildan, a fellow with the Asian Research Institute, argues that the radicalism is a result of local peculiarities rather than incorrect interpretations of Islam. Because globalization has marginalized religion throughout the world, Islam and other religions have lost social authority.


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About the Book. All over the world today-not just in the Middle East, but in much of Africa, in Southeast Asia, and within the Soviet Union-an Islamic revival is sparking revoluti.

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Author/s (editor/s): Brek Batley. Publication year: Publication type: Policy paper. Canberra Papers on Strategy and Defence No. The struggle against radical Islam in Southeast Asia has gathered momentum.

The progress and conduct of the. Islam is the most widely practised religion in Southeast Asia, numbering approximately million adherents which translate to about 42% of the entire population, with majorities in Brunei, Indonesia and Malaysia as well Pattani in Thailand and parts of Mindanao in the Philippines respectively.

Significant minorities are located in the other Southeast Asian states. This timely and significant book seeks to explain the deep-seated complexities of terrorism and insurgency in Southeast Asia.

In the aftermath of 9/11, this region has been designated by the United States to be the ‘second front’ in the war on by: 8. Islamic extremism is any form of Islam that opposes "democracy, the rule of law, individual liberty and mutual respect and tolerance of different faiths and beliefs." Related terms include Islamist extremism, fundamentalism and radical is not to be confused with Islamism, which is politicized Islam.

Islamic terrorism or Jihadism is very often the result of Islamic extremism, although. Provides an overview of the evolution of political Islam in South-east Asia.

Analyses the sources of relgious radicalism and assesses the regional terrorist and radical networks. Describes how secular democratic institutions can be strengthened, and. See Brek Batley, The Complexities of Dealing with Radical Islam in Southeast Asia: A Case Study of Jemaah Islamiyah (Canberra: Strategic and Defence Studies Centre, ), 2 Gerakan Salafi di.

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Mohamed. Among Southeast Asia countries, Indonesia is the most dangerous countries beside the Philippines in term of terrorism. It is caused by radical ideology that existed seven decades ago, started by Negara Islam Indonesia/Indonesian Islamic State (NII) and Jamaah Islamiyah that affiliated to international extremist organization Al-Qaeda.

Gordon Means traces the evolution of Islamic politics in Southeast Asia, ranging from the early arrival of Islam in the region to the challenges it generates and faces today. The analysis presented by Means encompasses both the events and actions shaping Islamic politics and the impact of Islamic politics on government and public policy outcomes.

In addition, a range of polls show that there is a low level of support for the Islamic State among populations in most of South and Southeast Asia. In Indonesia, for instance, a poll by the Pew research organization released in November showed that only 4.

the trajectory of radical Islam. This report addresses the diffusion of jihadist thought in Southeast Asia, in the hope that understanding past and present jihadist trends in the region help minimize threats in the future.

Introduction This report shows that the differences among nations, groups, and grievances in. Gordon Means traces the evolution of Islamic politics in Southeast Asia, ranging from the early arrival of Islam in the region to the challenges it generates, and faces, today. Means’s analysis encompasses the events and actions shaping Islamic politics, as well as the impact of Islamic politics on government and public policy outcomes.

The U.S. has bankrupted its policies in dealing with the Islamic world. As Fundamentalist Islam gains traction in Southeast Asia, backed by Saudi money, the U.S. must act swiftly to re-establish its credibility there and help defuse global terrorism.

Bond and Simons present a bold plan to accomplish t. Islam is one of the world's most important religions, second only to Christianity in number of adherents.

Its followers are called Muslims and their houses of worship, mosques. Islam is the main religion of most of the Middle East, North Africa, the Sahel and Central Asia, and is also widespread in South and Southeast Asia, West and East there are Muslims in most of the world's.

"Jihad in Paradise is Millard's paean to the multi-ethnic pluralism and tolerance he has come to savor in his new home in Southeast Asia, a book brimming with his love for the region and its peoples with their diversity as warm and lush as the lands in which they s: 1.

Islamic extremism in Southeast Asia has moved beyond a matter of local concern to one of global significance - as the events of the past decade have so clearly demonstrated. Drawing on intensive on-the-ground investigation and interviews with key militants, Zachary Abuza explains the emergence of radical Islamist groups in the region, examines Al-Qaida's role as organizational catalyst, and.

At a time of religious tensions and extremist violence, the commotion about the Islamic threat in Central Asia needs careful analysis. By Paolo Sorbello for The Diplomat Janu The U.S.

has bankrupted its policies in dealing with the Islamic world. As Fundamentalist Islam gains traction in Southeast Asia, backed by Saudi money, the U.S. must act swiftly to re-establish its credibility there and help defuse global terrorism.

Various sources. Some contemporary radical and/or militant organizations that have been in the spotlight after are the Majelis Mujahidin Indonesia (Council of Indonesian Jihad Fighters), the Front Pembela Islam (Front of Islam Defenders), the Jemaah Islamiyah (Islamic Congregation), the (already disbanded) Laskar Jihad (Warriors of Jihad), and Jamaah Ansharut Daulah (JAD).That said, there is a dramatic shift underway in the Muslim world.

The most serious threat we face in the Middle East and North Africa is no longer radical Islam but apocalyptic Islam.The rise of radical Islam in the Middle East over the past few decades now may be reaching the Far East.

This appears along a scale of seriousness from new levels of political concern to the reality of enhanced tensions and violence from west to east along an archipelago of national territories from Thailand’s Isthmus of Kra, down the Malaysian peninsula into Indonesia’s Sumatra, Java, and.