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The Failure of Jihadism in Southeast Asia

MIN READJan 15, 2016 | 02:48 GMT

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A few Islamist militants in Southeast Asia might rebrand themselves with the Islamic State label, but the type of Islam that took root in the region is not conducive to radical action. Additionally, cultural factors have created a population that finds jihadism unappealing and is far more likely to side with security forces than to provide support or protection for terrorist groups....

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