Elementary school students hold placards during a small anti-terrorism rally in central Jakarta a day after a gun and bomb attack in the city, January 15, 2016. The placard in the middle reads: ‘We are ready to guard world peace.’ Photo: Reuters

Southeast Asian fighters used as ‘cannon fodder’ by Islamic State

Jakarta attacks are an alarming sign of the militant group’s expanding influence within the region, with suicide bombing on the rise as a result

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Elementary school students hold placards during a small anti-terrorism rally in central Jakarta a day after a gun and bomb attack in the city, January 15, 2016. The placard in the middle reads: ‘We are ready to guard world peace.’ Photo: Reuters
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