Newly appointed Indonesian Home Affairs Minister Tito Karnavian. Photo: Reuters

As Isis threatens, how will Indonesia handle police chief Tito’s departure?

  • Tito Karnavian has been a leading figure in the country’s fight against terrorism for almost two decades
  • He will only be indirectly involved in counterterrorism activities in his new role, but analysts are confident Indonesia has the right systems and personnel in place
Topic |   Indonesia

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Newly appointed Indonesian Home Affairs Minister Tito Karnavian. Photo: Reuters
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Former Isis leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. Photo: EPA

Baghdadi’s dead, but Islamic State’s ideology lives on in Southeast Asia

  • Security agencies in the region are bracing for possible retaliatory attacks following the US’ killing of the terror group leader
  • Analysts and authorities say the threat will remain as long as the ideology keeps spreading, with self-radicalised individuals a concern
Topic |   Islamic State

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Former Isis leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. Photo: EPA
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