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Malaysia Faces an Unfamiliar Threat

Jun 2, 2017 | 09:35 GMT
The scene after a hand grenade was thrown at a restaurant in Malaysia's central Selangor state in June 2016.
In Southeast Asia, the jihadist threat has centered on the Philippines and on Indonesia, rather than on Malaysia. But that doesn't mean the country is safe.
(MANAN VATSYAYANA/AFP/Getty Images)

The Southeast Asian nation has yet to experience the kinds of violent jihadist attacks that periodically rock nearby Indonesia and the Philippines. But its threat environment is changing, and its historically low incidence of attacks may prove to be a disadvantage....

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