The Threat from Self-Radicalization in Indonesia

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On Monday (Dec. 15) Australians were shocked by a hostage-taking situation that took place at a cafe in Sydney, Australia. The hostage taker was identified as Man Haron Monis, a supposedly troubled, self-radicalized person with a deep history of violence. It was a tragedy that sparked a discussion on self-radicalization and its threat to national security. This led our thoughts closer to home as we began pondering about self-radicalization in Indonesia. [continue reading]