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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