Jemaah Islamiya Terrorist Organizations // Jemaah Islamiya



JI evolved from the Indonesian Darul Islam movement, an established group that promoted an Islamic state in Indonesia. JI initially did not employ violence. The tactics changed after ties were established with Al-Qaida members in Afghanistan in the late 1990s. JI remains a clandestine group. It is part of a fluid federation of Southeast Asian terrorist organizations with extensive ties to one another. It has been described in some quarters as the Asian Al-Qaida.  The spiritual...

 

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