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Sidney Jones, one of the leading experts on extremism in Southeast Asia, writes that Islamist extremists are gaining ground because of a lack of political leadership in Indonesia.
In 1980, Saudi Arabia started an all expenses-paid university in Jakarta. The Institute for the Study of Islam and Arabic (LIPIA)...
Representative Zafar and Minister Zulkifli discussed current trends in the regional-level approaches to cultivating mutual respect in diverse...
Chiara Formichi's article in The Muslim World is a huge contribution to the study of Islam in Southeast Asia. She explores why Islamic Studies and Southeast Studies were separated and how this...
A useful analysis of the rising conservatism in Malaysian Islam. The author argues that blaming Wahhabism misses just as important local and political reasons.
The Rohingya may well be the most persecuted people on the planet, and nobody, including the United States, is lifting a finger to help.
Devin Stewart of the Carnegie Council discusses Islam, democracy and challenges in contemporary politics in Indonesia with Margaret Scott.
Jakarta-based Institute for Policy Analysis of Conflict takes a look at what has happened since violence broke out in Tolikara, Papua.
Jakarta-based Institute for Policy Analysis of Conflict has issued its latest report, an analysis of the ISIS network in Ambon, Maluku. It illustrates the lasting damage done by the communal conflicts in Ambon and Poso that erupted shortly after Indonesia's democratic transition