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  1. Bombers were 'inspired by al-Qaeda'

    Posted Jul 09th 2005, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... Peter Kammerer Terrorism experts believe the attack was carried out by a British cell with no direct links to bin Laden's group A homegrown British terrorist group inspired by al-Qaeda, but with no direct links, was behind the London bombings, leading terrorism experts claimed yesterday. Rejecting suggestions by officials that the organisation headed by Osama bin Laden ...

  2. JI's conduit for Bali blast funds leaves jail

    Posted Mar 23rd 2005, 12:00am by Baradan Kuppusamy

    ... Baradan Kuppusamy in Kuala Lumpur Held without trial, lecturer who passed on al-Qaeda cash has renounced terror A senior member of the Jemaah Islamiah (JI) terrorist network who confessed to receiving al-Qaeda money for the 2002 Bali bomb blasts has left custody in Malaysia after renouncing terrorism. University lecturer Wan Min Wan Mat, 45, who was arrested in September 2002 under ...

  3. Rethink needed on terrorism suspects

    Posted Aug 18th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... plans. Britons are not the only ones with a dilemma; other nations that joined the US-led 'war on terrorism' after the attacks in New York and Washington on September 11, 2001, ...

  4. Harsh punishment 'won't stop militants'

    Posted Sep 15th 2005, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... Peter Kammerer, Foreign Editor Experts warn Southeast Asia is at forefront of extremism As Indonesia sentenced another Islamic militant to death yesterday, terrorism experts warned ... to the al-Qaeda terrorist network and is said to have helped train militants in the Philippines and Thailand. British terrorism researcher Dominic Armstrong said that although there had not been an attack ...

  5. Stem wave of terrorism by giving UN a chance

    Posted Sep 11th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of the Iraqi conflict. The devastating attacks using hijacked jets on the World Trade Centre and the Pentagon forced the world to confront the danger of international terrorism, but figures like ... measures and better use of intelligence have kept Americans safe. On the other hand, the way in which President George W. Bush has pursued his so-called 'war on terror' overseas has ...

  6. A delicate balancing act

    Posted Oct 08th 2005, 12:00am by Fabio Scarpello

    ... and a tool for the western war on terror. The price for the president could be loss of various Islamic parties' support- no small matter. Indonesia needs to improve its intelligence ... and political analyst based in Indonesia for Adnkronos International, an Italian press agency that focuses on the Islamic world and terrorism ...

  7. Bali attacks highlight need for greater resolve

    Posted Oct 03rd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... terrorism continues to pose a grave threat to the world. These latest attacks were especially cruel. It is less than three years since this idyllic Indonesian island, popular with foreign tourists, ... France and the US. This demonstrates the aim of the terrorists- to target foreign tourists. It also underlines the fact that the terror threat is one faced by all nations. No wonder the attacks ...

  8. Next time, build stronger case against Bashir

    Posted Mar 04th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Given the weakness of the evidence presented against Abu Bakar Bashir in the Indonesian terrorism trial that ended yesterday, it is not surprising that judges declined to convict him ... Islam in the region- or that have lost citizens in JI-linked violence- are understandably anxious to see behind bars the man they believe to be the group's mastermind. But the rule of law ...

  9. The terrorists' big mistake

    Posted Aug 03rd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... a better life are targets of their suicide bombs. Other countries, Muslim or not, expect the worst. Above all else, these radical Islamic terrorists hate the United States and Britain, the two ultimate symbols of the west. It may be true that the Iraqi invasion had something to do with the continuing terror. But September 11 happened before the invasion. It may also be true that the long ...

  10. Indonesian consul-general denies death threat reports

    Posted Oct 06th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... LAI YING-KIT Updated at 5.33pm: The Indonesian Consul-General to Hong Kong on Thursday denied a news report that a consular official from his country had received death threats before last week?s Bali blast. The Apple Daily on Thursday reported that a con ...




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