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Indonesia launches first counterterrorism agency

  • Dicky Christanto

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Wed, September 8 2010 | 09:54 am

PREMIUM After a decade of waiting, Indonesia finally saw on Tuesday the birth of the interdepartmental National Antiterrorism Agency (BNPT), which wields greater authority than the National Police’s Special Detachment 88 counterterrorism squad.Insp. Gen. (ret) Ansyaad Mbai, who was appointed chief of the agency, said the BNPT would have a wide range of authorities in the prevention and eradication of te...