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Tsunami has not changed terrorists’ Southeast Asian strategy: Australian spy

Terrorists in Southeast Asia may have postponed attacks in Indonesia because of the devastating Dec. 26 earthquake and tsunami, but their overall plans have not changed, Australia’s No. 2 spy said on Tuesday. Ian Cousins, deputy director-general of the Australian Security Intelligence Organization, said terrorist groups may have “taken tactical decisions to lay off attacks in Indonesia” after the quake and tsunami that left more than 200,000 people dead or missing across much of Asia. However, Cousins said, the tsunami had not prompted any major ideological shift among extremists. Full Story

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