ISIS plan for Mindanao poses threat to Indonesia

JAKARTA • The attempt by terrorist group ISIS to create a fully pledged wilayat, or province, in the southern Philippines poses a serious security threat to Indonesia.
Commander of the Indonesian military, General Gatot Nurmantyo, warned that ISIS, which is in retreat in Iraq and Syria from internationally backed forces, is building its base in Mindanao, a restive island that borders Kalimantan and Sulawesi.
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Source: straitstimes.com

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