Tag: Indonesia

2022 G20 Summit and India’s Strategic role in navigating the World Order
Analysis, Asia, Featured, World

2022 G20 Summit and India’s Strategic role in navigating the World Order

India wishes to change the face and outlook of G20, which used to be traditionally dominated by western concerns and agendas. India played a very critical role in drafting the outcome document of the summit. India has devised a three-element strategy which would help the global players in conflict resolution. Ad hoc choices, kneejerk reactions, […]

Islamic Terror cells in Indonesia continue to recruit and plot attacks amid COVID-19
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Islamic Terror cells in Indonesia continue to recruit and plot attacks amid COVID-19

Islamic terrorism cells in Indonesia continue to spread radical messages, actively seeking new recruits and plotting their next attacks, country’s senior counter-terrorism official has said. In an exclusive interview with Channel News Asia (CNA), the National Counter Terrorism Agency’s (BNPT) director for enforcement, Eddy Hartono said although there has been no major terrorist attack during […]

Indonesia: Islamic cleric Rizieq Shihab’s return to Jakarta results in riots, leaves six dead
Asia, World

Indonesia: Islamic cleric Rizieq Shihab’s return to Jakarta results in riots, leaves six dead

Islamic cleric Rizieq Shihab who had earlier demanded ‘Sharia rule’ returned from self-exile in Saudi Arabia last month and had declared plans for a “moral revolution” in Indonesia. However, his return has been marked by riots and incidents of violent clashes with the police. Clashes between his supporters and police have left six people dead […]