Derwin Pereira on Indonesia’s resilience

Indonesia’s Resilience Faces Test of Extremism
By Derwin Pereira
The Straits Times

“When Indonesia foiled a plot to attack the United States Embassy in Jakarta and other targets last week, it proved two things. The first is that terrorism remains a threat….Second, the fact that the attack was thwarted attests to the success of surveillance and other police skills in the fight against terror…. A bigger threat, however, hovers: Religious extremism is the challenge which Indonesia will have to fight.”

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