Dr A’an Suryana is a Visiting Fellow at ISEAS – Yusof Ishak Institute.
Articles by A’an Suryana (8)
A'an Suryana|Nur Syafiqah Mohd Taufek
The radical Salafi ideology of Muhammad Rizieq Shihab and the Islamic Defender’s Front (FPI) have been at the centre of attention and study for quite a while. Islam in Indonesia, however, is not monolithic – there are some strands which are moderate. The recent retreat of radical and conservative Muslims following pressure from the Joko Widodo government provides a timely opportunity for proponents of moderate Islam to boost their presence on social media – a crucial battleground in the war of religious ideas.
High profile arrests expose the costs and corruption of Indonesian democracy.
His style might appeal less to social media users, but Ahmad Bahauddin Nursalim has gained a following in Indonesia for his intellectual capacity.
A'an Suryana|Norshahril Saat
Syekh Ali Jaber had become a surprise force for moderate Islam in Indonesia.
KPK’s arrest of a prominent minister is promising for KPK but not for the accommodation between President Joko Widodo and Prabowo Subianto.