Linking Bin Laden To Bali

Indonesian officials have been reluctant to make a direct link between the bombings last October in Bali and al-Qaeda, the terrorist network headed by Osama bin Laden. Many of those arrested were members of Jemaah Islamiah (J.I.), an Islamic militant group with adherents throughout Southeast Asia. But as recently as Jan. 8, Indonesia's top police official said, "We haven't come to any conclusion yet whether there is a link between Jemaah Islamiah and al-Qaeda."

Some of those accused of the bombings, however, paint a very different picture. The 27-page confession to local police by Ali Gufron, better known by his J.I....

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