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Thursday, September 16, 2004

Al-Qaeda, JI, etc. in Indonesia 

For excellent background and analysis of Al-Qaeda and militant Islam in Indonesia, check out ICG's reports including this and this and most recently, this.

Indonesian Elections 

In the Indonesian presidential run-off elections, SBY leads Mega by a lot.

Thursday, June 03, 2004

Indonesian Presidential Elections Update 

Let the mudslinging begin.

Wednesday, May 26, 2004

Terror expert told to leave Indonesia 

Sidney Jones and other researchers of the International Crisis Group in Indonesia have been told to leave Indonesia:

The researcher regarded as the leading expert on South-East Asian terror group Jemaah Islamiah has been stopped from working in Indonesia and has been told her visa will not be renewed.

Sidney Jones, who heads the Jakarta office of the Brussels-based International Crisis Group, and other staff in her office all failed to get their work permits renewed several weeks ago and since then their office has ceased to function.

Sunday, May 23, 2004

Arroyo Leads Poe in Vote Count 

With 61% of the vote countedArroyo leads Poe by a four per cent margin and shrinking.

Friday, May 14, 2004

Burma Opposition to Boycott Constitutional Convention 

The National League for Democracy led by Aung San Suu Kyi will boycott the upcoming constitutional convention on the grounds that they have failed to realize Suu Kyi from house arrest or adhere to any of the party's key demands.

Wednesday, May 12, 2004

Philippine Challenger's Party Warns of Revolt 

FPJ and his party are threatening a new People Power Revolution if they lose the election through fraud, according to the IHT.

Monday, May 10, 2004

Indonesian Presidentidal Candidate Wanted Man 

Former General Wiranto has been indicted by the UN for involvement in the violent aftermath of East Timor's referendum for independence in 1999.

Polls Close in Philippines 

The polls are closed and counting is underway on the Philippine national elections.