Lessons From the Near-Defeat of a Once-Feared al Qaeda Affiliate in Indonesia

Once called "al Qaeda's Southeast Asian wing," Jemaah Islamiyah is a shadow of its former self

A member of an elite Indonesian antiterrorism unit leads a hooded suspect off a plane.

A member of an elite Indonesian antiterrorism unit leads a hooded suspect off a plane.

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Supporters are planning a high-profile convoy to retrieve the bodies of the men and transport them to a burial site if the sentences are carried out. With protests and perhaps even scattered violence possible along the route, the executions and their aftermath will be just the latest test of the country's tough balancing act in battling the militants.

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