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Weekly News Summary – May 20

A look at the headlines making news this week from around south-east Asia and a little bit beyond. ASIAWATCH — An Australian report titled ‘Jihadists in Jail’ described Indonesian prisons as incubators of terrorism, where jailed […]

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Weekly News Summary – May 13

A look at the headlines making news this week from around south-east Asia and a little bit beyond. ASIAWATCH — Osama bin Laden’s assassination in Pakistan continued to dominate news across the globe this week. Media reports […]

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Reach Sambath, 1964-2011

As a war correspondent, Reach Sambath was among the bravest. Luke Hunt writes for The Diplomat. Throughout the 1990s, he earned his stripes as the journalist ‘who got on the chopper first’ when Cambodia’s warring […]

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Bin Laden’s Asia Shadow

Even in death, Osama bin Laden will continue to haunt Southeast Asia, where he helped forge the backbone of the region’s terrorist outfits, from the Southern Philippines to West Indonesia. The ink on the Saudi’s […]