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Jakarta Post

Country’s terror network remains intact: BNPT

  • Rabby Pramudatama

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Mon, March 26 2012   /  09:34 am

The country’s counterterrorism agency has detected continuing activity by terrorist organizations despite the fact that many terrorist suspects have either been jailed or killed since the first Bali bombing in 2002.

Based on its surveillance, the National Counterterrorism Agency (BNPT) said terrorist networks within the country remained intact.

“Terrorist activity in Indonesia has not stopped yet. Jamaah Islamiyah [JI] has reemerged through new channels. There has been a wave of [terror suspects] released since 2007, also their international connections have been reestablished,” BNPT operations deputy Brig. Gen. Tito Karnavian said during the Jakarta International Defense Dialogue late Wednesday.

Tito said that terrorist groups in Indonesia could be divided into several mainstream groups namely JI, the Islamic State of Indonesia (NII), the Jamaah Ansharut Tauhi...