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Malaysia in the post-IS era

Muhammad Uthman El-Muhammady, Ahmad El-Muhammady (2020) Malaysia in the post-IS era. East Asia Forum, 6th April 2020. pp. 1-3.

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Since its independence on 31 August 1957, Malaysia has confronted security threats of different forms and intensity, including from terrorist groups Jama’ah Islamiyyah (JI) until 2012 and the so-called Islamic State (IS) until 2019. The disintegration of IS has left its fighters and their families in chaos. Some former fighters are requesting repatriation while others choose to stay in Syria, hoping that IS will return to power. How will the post-IS era impact Malaysia? What are the challenges for Malaysia’s counter-terrorism department, E8, and its newly appointed chief Normah Ishak

Item Type: Article (Bulletin)
Additional Information: 4829/83029
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
J Political Science > JZ International relations
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Centre for Foundation Studies
Depositing User: Dr Ahmad El-Muhammady
Date Deposited: 07 Oct 2020 08:54
Last Modified: 07 Oct 2020 08:54
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/83029

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