Islam Radicalism in Indonesia
A discussion of Islam radicalism in Indonesia or as the author describes it: Fundamentalism among Moderate Society.
# 51421 | 1,940 words | 9 sources | MLA | 2004 |
Published on May 24, 2004 in Religion and Theology (Islam) , Hot Topics (Terror and 9/11) , Political Science (Terrorism) , International Relations (General) , Asian Studies (General)
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This essay discuss the phenomenon of Islamic fundamentalism in Indonesia and its links to international terrorists. Considering that the Indonesian Muslims are better to be classified as moderates, this essay also suggests how policy makers should deal with the issue. The first section discusses the emergence of the contemporary Islamic fundamentalist movements in Indonesia and the following section observes the reaction of the majority of Indonesian Muslims towards those movements. Based on the assessment in the preceding sections, the third section will emphasize the importance of the involvement of moderate Muslims in the effort to combat terrorism particularly that is affiliated to Muslim fundamentalists.
From the Paper:"The emergence of Islamic fundamentalism is one interesting phenomenon in post-Suharto Indonesia due to the fact that the vast majority of Indonesian Muslims are widely recognized as moderates. Due to the counter-terrorism concern, further questions could be proposed regarding to the position of fundamentalism among the Indonesian Muslim society and the role of the moderate Muslims in supporting the effort to eradicate terrorism."
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