Insights from a former militant

Nasir Abas, a Malaysian who was once one of the most wanted Jemaah Islamiyah militants.

 The man behind Indonesia’s deradicalisation programme assesses the terror threat after the fall of Marawi and Raqqa. 

“DO you want to order nasi lemak or roti canai?” I asked Nasir Abas. I was curious to know whether the exiled Malaysian, once one of the most wanted Jemaah Islamiyah (JI) militants in South-East Asia, missed Malaysian food.

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Opinion , Philip Golingai , columnist


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