3-14-11 - Detachment 88-formed in response to 2002 Bali...

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3/14/11 Nacos Chapter 4 reading Halvorseen-Guerilla Nation Jemaah Islamiah (JI) -Establish 93 -meaning Islamic Congregation -leaders: Abu Bakar Bashir and Abdullah Sungkar -Affiliation: Sunni -Goal: establishment of Islamic State in Asia/Sharia Law in Indonesia, anti-Christian -Range of influence: southeast Asia, Indonesia, Malayasia, southern Philippines, Singapore, and Brunei -has founded islamic schools -they do car bombings and assassination of gov’t officlas -notorious for 2002 Bali bombing- 202 killed
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Unformatted text preview: Detachment 88-formed in response to 2002 Bali bombings-funded, trained, equipped, by US and Australia-many top leaders killed or captured-2003: capture of Hambali-CIA and Thai police worked together-have been accused of torture to get information Tamil Tigers (LTTE)-established July 23, 1983-May 18, 2009-leader: Velupillai Prabhakaran-goal: establishment of Islamic state, Tamil Eelam-control coastal area, which is important because of ports. .where English used to concentrate their interests -...
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