Jemaah Islamiyah (JI)

Jemaah Islamiyah (JI)

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10 years ago

Jemaah Islamiyah (JI) is a militant Islamist group active in several Southeast Asian countries that seeks to establish a pan-Islamic state across much of the region. JI is alleged to have attacked or plotted against U.S. and Western targets in Indonesia, Singapore, and the Philippines.  Jemaah Islamiyah once had cells across Southeast Asia, including Malaysia, the Philippines and Thailand, with a goal of establishing an Islamic state across the region. Current members say it is no longer transnational and is focused on Indonesia, where its strategy is to win public backing for its ideology and ambition.2016As of February 2016 TRAC…

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