Another Indonesian Militant's Arrest?

Mar 31, 2011 | 18:24 GMT



The head of Indonesia's National Intelligence Agency said March 31 that Umar Patek, a top member of Islamist militant group Jemaah Islamiyah, was apprehended in Pakistan on Jan. 25 by Pakistani officers with the help of the United States. If the suspect in question is indeed Patek, the arrest is a sign of success for the international efforts to dismantle Southeast Asian militant networks, which have prompted militants to flee to other countries.

The arrest of a top Jemaah Islamiyah member is a sign of success for international efforts to dismantle militant groups in Southeast Asia....

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