Suicidal Terror or Error?

Elegant, Simon; Tedjasukmana, Jason
December 2002
Time International (South Pacific Edition);12/9/2002, Issue 48, p31
Considers whether Iqbal, one of the perpetrators of a bombing in Bali, was a suicide bomber. Possibility that he was a jihad footsoldier; Description of how Iqbal planted the bomb in a Bali bar; Likelihood of future attacks in Southeast Asia; Reports that the five member group who planned the bombing formed a suicide pact, though only Iqbal died; Challenges that indications of suicide elements among Muslim extremists pose to governments trying to contain terrorist threats; Speculation about the number of people in Southeast Asia who are willing to be suicide bombers.


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