‘Indo-Pacific Terrorism: What to Expect for the Foreseeable Future’

A timely post on the Small Wars Journal by J. “Lumpy” Lumbaca considers whether and how extremist terrorism will continue to persist in the Indo-Pacific during 2019 and beyond. The author nominates the following key trends as part of this prediction:

  • Continued Islamic State influence on Indo-Pacific terrorists; 
  • Increased use of the internet by terrorists; 
  • Increased technological sophistication in attacks; 
  • Increases in returning fighters and families;
  • Expanded role of women in terrorism; and
  • Increased concern for lone wolves.

The full post is available here.