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Domestic terrorism in Asia and lessons for Africa

Makinda, Samuel M. (2009) Domestic terrorism in Asia and lessons for Africa. In: Okumu, F.W. and Botha, A., (eds.) Domestic Terrorism in Africa: Addressing and Understanding its Impact on Human Security. Institute for Security Studies, Pretoria, South Africa, pp. 97-101.

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The purpose of this article is to examine the nature of terrorism in Asia and explore if there are lessons that African states and societies can learn from the Asian experience. The paper focuses on South-east Asia, in particular Indonesia, the Philippines, Thailand and Malaysia. It also refers to the role that Australia has played since 2001 to try to help South-east Asian states deal with terrorism.

Publication Type: Book Chapter
Murdoch Affiliation: School of Politics and International Studies
Publisher: Institute for Security Studies
Copyright: © 2009, Institute for Security Studies
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