A Bittersweet Victory

Last Wednesday, Indonesian police swooped into a boarding house in Cirebon in West Java province and busted two alleged terrorists, identified only as Tohir and Ismail. Police suspect they were part of a five-man Jemaah Islamiah (JI) cell that planned and executed the bombing of Jakarta's JW Marriott hotel in August, killing 12. The two suspects may also have been plotting more attacks on American-owned businesses, including the branch of an international bank in Bandung, the province's bustling capital. "They had been surveying the bank but had yet to set a date for the attack," says one of the arresting officers....

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