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Indonesia Terrorism 2018

SOURCE: 2018 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES











Indonesia Terrorism 2018
SOURCE: 2018 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES


Page last updated on February 28, 2018

Terrorist groups - home based:
Jemaah Anshorut Tauhid (JAT): aim(s): establish an Islamic caliphate in Indonesia area(s) of operation: headquartered in Indonesia; a group member in Jamaah Ansharut Daulah, an Indonesian-based coalition of armed groups aligned with ISIL; has conducted multiple small-scale bombing and shooting attacks over the years on Indonesian Government personnel, police, military, and civilians, resulting in the deaths of several Indonesian police and civilians
Jemaah Islamiya (JI): aim(s): overthrow the Indonesian Government and, ultimately, establish a pan-Islamic state across Southeast Asia area(s) of operation: headquartered in Indonesia; on 5 August 2003, a suicide bomber detonated a VBIED outside the J.W. Marriott Hotel in Megakuningan, Jakarta, Indonesia, killing 12 people and injuring 150; on 12 October 2002, a suicide bomber detonated explosives in a busy nightclub frequented by foreigners on the resort island of Bali, followed by operatives detonating a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device when patrons fled the burning scene, killing at least 202 people; as of early 2017, the attack remains the deadliest in Indonesia; JI attacks have ebbed in recent years; incarcerated recruiters radicalize and recruit fellow prisoners

Terrorist groups - foreign based:
Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL): aim(s): replace the Indonesian Government with an Islamic state and implement ISIL's strict interpretation of Sharia area(s) of operation: claimed responsibility for coordinated attacks against a police traffic post and numerous civilian targets on 14 January 2016 in Central Jakarta, where operatives used gunfire, suicide bombers, and explosives that killed five people and wounded over 24; marked the first attack in Southeast Asia claimed by ISIL; recruits heavily in prisons; ISIL's leader in Indonesia, Aman ABDURRAHMAN, was in an Indonesian prison as of early 2017; incarcerated members radicalize and recruit fellow prisoners; the majority of Southeast Asians fighting alongside ISIL are from Indonesia


NOTE: 1) The information regarding Indonesia on this page is re-published from the 2018 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Indonesia Terrorism 2018 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Indonesia Terrorism 2018 should be addressed to the CIA.
2) The rank that you see is the CIA reported rank, which may habe the following issues:
  a) The assign increasing rank number, alphabetically for countries with the same value of the ranked item, whereas we assign them the same rank.
  b) The CIA sometimes assignes counterintuitive ranks. For example, it assigns unemployment rates in increasing order, whereas we rank them in decreasing order






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