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Quinton Temby

Dr Quinton Temby was a Visiting Fellow at the ISEAS – Yusof Ishak Institute.

Articles by Quinton Temby (5)

Indonesian Militants React to Taliban Takeover

Quinton Temby

The Taliban’s return to power in Afghanistan has been welcomed in Indonesia’s militant Islamist circles and even among some mainstream figures.

Digital Convergence and Militant Crosspollination in Indonesia

Quinton Temby

A social media analysis of Indonesian salafi-jihadi and opposition Islamist chat groups indicates early but significant signs of crosspollination between both communities. As continuing government crackdowns drive both the violent jihadi and Islamist opposition groups into the virtual underground, there is a risk that the resultant crosspollination of both groups could push non-violent opposition activists into violent extremism.

The Milk Tea Alliance Confronts China’s Weak Brew

Quinton Temby

Social media movements such as the Milk Tea Alliance are tapping into discontent with the regional decline of democracy and fears about the rise of China as a hegemonic power.

Indonesia and Covid-19: Worst of Both Worlds

Quinton Temby

Jakarta is going into a second lockdown in the wake of the Covid-19. This time, it is hoped that the capital will avoid the nightmare scenario: a lockdown that fails to stop community transmission and a further contraction of the economy.