Jihad in paradise: Islam and politics in Southeast Asia

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M.E. Sharpe, 2004 - Political Science - 155 pages
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Written in an accessible, journalistic style, Jihad in Paradise focuses on Southeast Asia's struggle to deal with Islamic extremists and terrorism at the hands of Jemah Islamiyah, al Qaeda's Southeast Asian arm. Although the book gives particular attention to Singapore, the story extends into Malaysia, Indonesia, and the Philippines. The author draws on personal interviews with experts in the field as well as key political and religious figures. Millard examines the Bali bombing, Malaysia's conservative Islamic party PAS; the Malaysian province of Kelantan which is a Muslim political hotbed, Abu Saayaf of the Philippines, and Fateha.com and the use of the Internet.

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Contents

Arrival and Discovery
3
Sources of Jihad
18
Terror in Singapore
36
Copyright

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