Indonesia: Islamic Radicals Fight Back


January20, 2007: The U.S. State Department refused an Indonesian request to cancel travel warnings. The current Islamic radical violence in Sulawesi, and threats by Islamic terrorists to again bomb tourist areas like Bali. The police are taking more vigorous action against Islamic radicals, and the radicals are fighting back.

January 16, 2007: Two more bombs went off in Central Sulawesi, but they were, like earlier ones, small and detonated when few people were around.

January 14, 2007: Three bombs went off in Central Sulawesi. Half the population here is Christian, and Islamic radicals have been attracted to the area, in order to drive out the non-Moslems. Police have arrested some 300 Islamic terrorists in the past four years, and aborted dozens of terrorist attacks. Police raided a terrorist hideout and seized seven bombs. Police are still looking 19 Islamic terrorists who were active over the last six years, and causing thousands of deaths.

January 12, 2007: In East Timor, peacekeepers have forced the inept police chief, and his two deputies, to resign. With that, there was more progress in tracking down rebels who were still at large.


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