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Indonesian Islamists seek to isolate pro-bin Laden radicals

Southeast Asia’s biggest militant organisation is apparently seeking to rein in its radical wing and invoke Islamic law against the indiscriminate anti-Western attacks demanded by Osama bin Laden. Analysts say Web sites and other forums affiliated with the Jemaah Islamiah network now feature religious tracts that call into question a 1998 decree from bin Laden that Muslims must hit Western targets worldwide in defence of their faith. But opinions are divided about how far-reaching any change may be. Full Story

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