Journal of Defense Resources Management (Apr 2020)

THE THREATS ANALYSIS OF THE ISLAMIC STATE NETWORK DEVELOPMENT IN SOUTHEAST ASIA REGION : Case Study of the Border of Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand and the Philippines

  • I. Nengah PUTRA,
  • A. K. SUSILO,

Journal volume & issue
Vol. 11, no. 1
pp. 77 – 88


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Development of Islam in Southeast Asia in the beginning comes from Gujarat Arab and Persia in a peaceful way; it never uses violence or war. Harry J.Benda states that Indianized Southeast Asia area, namely Indonesia and Malaysia frequently called as Islam Melayu-Indonesia. In addition, Vietnam is Sinicized Southeast Asia that influences Muslim area of South Thailand. The situation at this time, almost all countries face the threat of terrorism, either separatism of Islam area or anarchy activity of International terror network - for example the cases of Al-qaedah in the form of first bali bombing in Indonesia, Islamic State Iraqi and Suriah (ISIS) in Suriah, middle east and Islamic State (IS) in the form of Insurgency of Moro in Philippines. Based on these problems, this study aims to provide a threat analysis of the development of the Islamic state network in the Southeast Asia region. This research takes case studies in the border regions of Southeast Asia in 4 (four) major countries, namely Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand and the Philippines. The threat of terror in Southeast Asia is currently divided into three generations of terror, namely the first Al-Qaeda terror network threat, the second ISIS terror network threat and the third IS terror terror network threat. These three threats become the problem of the threat of national development and the life of society, nation and state for the countries of Southeast Asia.