By Kumar Ramakrishna
Drawing upon insights from the normal and social sciences, this booklet places forth a provocative new argument that the violent Islamist hazard in Indonesia this day derives its obdurate resilience from being in essence a fancy, adaptive and self-organizing approach – or what a few experts may even name a super-organism. The booklet demanding situations the preferred assumption that ideology is the foundation reason that explains why Indonesian Islamists radicalize into violent extremism. furthermore it addresses why regardless of years of extreme protection strength strain, probably disparate militant cells preserve ‘popping up’ just like the proverbial hydra - and within the obvious absence of a centralized coordinating physique, however seem to reveal an natural interconnectivity with each other. Going past average ideological mantras the ebook argues that clean inter-disciplinary pondering is required to deal with the continuously mutating violent Islamist problem in Indonesia, and places forth a finished approach for doing so. it will likely be of curiosity to teachers and scholars of terrorism, faith and violence within the Southeast Asian region.