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Pious. Humble. Quiet. Intelligent. These are words used by friends and acquaintances to describe Ali Gufron, a.k.a. Mukhlas, alleged terrorist mastermind and, until last week, the most wanted man in Indonesia. Here's another word to add to the list: arrogant. It was arrogance that kept Mukhlas in central Java, the location of the largest manhunt in the country's history in the wake of the Oct. 12 Bali bombings that left 191 dead. The investigation had already pinched his brother Amrozi and the operation's suspected chief planner, Imam Samudra, together with a small army of foot soldiers implicated in the blast. But...

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