RealNews

Indonesia's Security Chief Warns of More Attacks

Indonesia’s chief security minister yesterday warned that the country, and South-east Asia in general, faced more terror attacks not only from the Jemaah Islamiah (JI) but also Aceh’s guerilla groups. Mr Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono told reporters after a meeting with the country’s top security officials: ‘We cannot say terrorism in Indonesia and South-east Asia has been reduced. ‘It’s very possible that Jemaah Islamiah, whose elements are spread throughout South-east Asia, will carry out fresh criminal actions.’ He also cited the threat from Aceh’s separatist rebels, against whom the Indonesian forces launched a military offensive two months ago. Both groups, he noted, have been backed into a corner by security forces and could be plotting revenge. Earlier this month, Indonesian police announced the arrests of nine JI members and the seizure of a large cache of arms and explosives. Full Story

OODA Analyst

OODA Analyst

OODA is comprised of a unique team of international experts capable of providing advanced intelligence and analysis, strategy and planning support, risk and threat management, training, decision support, crisis response, and security services to global corporations and governments.