Two Malaysians in Guantanamo plead guilty to conspiring in Bali Bombings

Malaysians Mohammed Nazir Bin Lep and Mohammed Farik Bin Amin have pleaded guilty to conspiring in the 2002 Bali bombings that killed more than 200 people. The two men appeared in front of a military court at the US naval Read More …

How ‘war on terror’ was fought and won in Southeast Asia – for now

In the early 2000s, the potential for terror attacks in Southeast Asia appeared dramatically different from today. Indonesia was rocked by the Christmas Eve church bombings on December 24, 2000, that killed 18 people. Just six days later, Metro Manila Read More …

Bali bombings: mistakes the Bali terrorists made that helped save hundreds of people

As a country boy who played with fireworks growing up, Shane Hamming would become the key Australian explosives expert deployed to ground zero following the Bali bombings. Hamming spent the bulk of his 26-year police service at the Australian Bomb Read More …

Indonesia arrests suspected Jemaah Islamiyah leader on the run since Bali bombings

Indonesian police have arrested a man believed to be the military leader of the al-Qaida-linked Jemaah Islamiyah network who has eluded capture since 2003, and is suspected of being involved in the 2002 Bali bombings, authorities said Saturday. Aris Sumarsono, Read More …