Skip to comments.Indonesia 'foils plot to attack US missions'
Posted on 10/27/2012 4:17:04 PM PDT by Cindy
SNIPPET: "Indonesian anti-terror police, Densus 88 secure a terror suspect's house during a raid in Mojosongo, Solo in Central Java. Indonesian police have arrested 11 members of an Islamic group allegedly planning attacks on American diplomatic missions, a spokesman says."
SNIPPET: "The group had planned to hit the US embassy and a US consulate, as well as a building near the Australian embassy in the capital Jakarta that houses the office of American mining giant Freeport-McMoran, police said.
Police said they were from a new outfit called HASMI, the Sunni Movement for Indonesian Society, and explosives and a bomb-making manual were found when members were arrested in locations across the main island of Java.
"The group's objectives were to attack the US embassy in Jakarta and consulate-general in the eastern Javanese city of Surabaya," national police spokesman Suhardi Alius told reporters."
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Thank you Detachment88/Densus88. We appreciate your efforts. -Cindy
ON THE INTERNET:
“Terror suspects ‘normal neighbors’, residents say”
The Jakarta Post, Jakarta | Jakarta | Sat, October 27 2012, 11:29 PM
SNIPPET: The police arrested Davit Ashary, 19; Herman Styono, 22; and Yanto,whose age was not immediately available, on Jl. Palmerah Barat II at around 11 a.m. on Saturday, drawing the attention of local residents, among them Udiyanto, the neighborhood chief.”
SNIPPET: “According to Udiyanto, the suspects lived with their mother, a factory worker.
They have been living in the neighborhood for a very long time, while [Yanto] is a newcomer, he said.”
SNIPPET: “A Densus 88 unit also arrested on Saturday a fourth man, identified as Sunarto Sofyan, 39, in Tanah Abang, West Jakarta.”
SNIPPET: “Arif said that his uncle worked at a cargo company in Tanah Abang and lived with his parents.”
SNIPPET: “The police said that the suspected terrorists were members of a new group, Harakah Sunniyyah untuk Masyarakat Islami (HASMI). (swd)”
They’re emboldened, because they know “the once” is a weak pussy! And that we won’t respond.
I don’t suppose we could trade one Indonesian for another? Or perhaps we could just automatically forward that 3 a.m. phone call to Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono. If we had President Yudhoyono or almost anyone with guts in the White House (or outsourcing Obama’s off duty phone services) on the most recent 9/11, our men would not have been murdered.
Well, now they know that the first gay president will just go to Vegas if they kill any US Diplomats, I’ll bet we’ll be seeing more stories like this..
“Densus 88 arrests 11 terrorists in four provinces”
The Jakarta Post, Jakarta | National | Sat, October 27 2012, 7:57 PM
SNIPPET: “National Police spokesman Insp. Gen. Suhardi Alius told reporters at a press conference on Saturday that officers had confiscated several live bombs, high explosive materials, bomb parts and bomb-making manuals in the raids.
The targets of the group were allegedly American embassy offices in Surabaya and Jakarta; Plaza 89, in front of Australian embassy and [US mining giant] Freeport headquarters in Jakarta, and the Srondol Mobile Brigade headquarters in Semarang, he said.”
“...arrested Agus Anton.
“...arrested Hasmi leader Abu Hanifah and two suspects identified as Harun and Budianto...”
“... arrested suspects Emir and Zainudin, in Leuwiliang in Bogor, at around 11 a.m. on Saturday. We managed to arrest another one, identified as Usman, in Cikere after the Leuwiliang arrests, Suhardi said.
Finally, the officers from the counterterrorism unit raided houses on Jl. Palmerah Barat II in West Jakarta and in Kebon Kacang, Central Jakarta, arresting suspects identified as Azhar, Herman and Narto.”
Obama pretty much declared open season on our personnel and consulates in muslims counties.... By his complete lack of action and response....in Libya
All the kidnap plans keep going wrong/thank God.
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NOTE The following text is a quote:
TRANSLATION: Bahasa Indonesia
Embassy Jakarta and Consulate General Surabaya Streamline Visa Renewals
October 19, 2012
Jakarta The U.S. Embassy is pleased to announce that a new interview waiver program will expedite visa re-issuance without a personal interview for qualified applicants. This program allows many Indonesians who have a previously issued U.S. visa to save both the time and expense of appearing in person for a visa interview. This initiative is part of President Obamas January 19, 2012 announcement of U.S. government efforts to facilitate legitimate travel without compromising border security. Under the U.S.-Indonesia Comprehensive Partnership inaugurated by Presidents Obama and Yudhoyono in November 2010 our governments made increasing travel through student exchanges as well as people-to-people and business-to-business contacts a key priority.
U.S. Ambassador Scot Marciel said, We are continuing to dramatically streamline our visa process to make it as efficient as possible for Indonesians to travel to the United States, whether for tourism, business or study. This program is one more example of our efforts to speed up the visa process and facilitate legitimate travel so that Indonesians and Americans can continue to build stronger ties.
The interview waiver program permits most Indonesians who are renewing a full-validity U.S. visa in certain categories Business/Tourism (B1 and/or B2), Students (F), Exchange Visitors (J), and Vocational Students (M) to apply for a new visa without an in-person interview at the U.S, Embassy in Jakarta or U.S. Consulate General in Surabaya. In order to participate in this program applicants must have a visa which is still valid or has expired within the past 12 months and must have been at least 18 years old at the time their most recent visa was issued. The interview waiver program is only available to persons applying for a new visa of the same visa classification. More information on the visa application process is available at our website at jakarta.usembassy.gov/visas.html and information about the interview waiver program is available at
“Indonesia to observe bloody Bali bombing anniversary amid potential threats”
Xinhua | 2012-10-11 14:09:41
SNIPPET: “Security threats overshadowed commemoration ceremony of the 10th anniversary of Bali bombings slated on Friday following the police’s finding of possible terror attack scheme framed by Muslim extremists in the country’s most popular tourist destination island during the event.
In March this year, Indonesian police’s anti-terror squad of Special Detachment 88 (Densus 88) identified a clue that a terrorist group planning suicide mission had arrived in Bali.
The clue came up after members of Densus 88 killed five operatives of Indonesian Muslim radical organization of Jamaah Ansharut Tauhid (JAT) believed of planning bomb attacks in Bali and other areas in the country. One person assigned to carry out the suicide bombing still on the loose as he escaped from the squad’s raid at that time.
The JAT organization is led by the now-jailed Muslim defiant cleric Abu Bakar Bashir who was sentenced to nine years in prison since 2011 after being proved of funding terrorist training camp in Aceh.
Bashir and his militant organization intend to set up an Islamic state in Indonesia, the largest Muslim community as they represent 80 percent of 240 million population in the nation.
Marking a decade of the deadly Bali bombing this year, Indonesia planned to stage a big ceremony to be attended by Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono and Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard.”
Thank you, Detachment88/Denus88 for taking up where our president failed! We truly thank you,
NOTE: Video included with this article.
“Embassy terror plot fails in Indonesia”
October 28, 2012 - 7:41AM
by Michael Bachelard, Jakarta
SNIPPET: “HASMI was identified in a 2010 International Crisis Group report as a Salafi group which believed in an Islamic Caliphate to replace the state of Indonesia. It was based in Bekasi, just to the east of Jakarta, the report said.”
ADDING to post no. 17:
27 OCTOBER 2012 - 16H48
“Indonesia ‘foils plot to attack US missions’”
SNIPPET: “He said one device consisted of a cylinder packed with explosives. The bomb-making manual was in English and the Indonesian language and was likely downloaded from the Internet, he added.”
SNIPPET: “Saturday’s arrests came after two policemen were found murdered this month while investigating an alleged terrorist training camp in central Sulawesi’s Poso district.
Police said they had been investigating an alleged camp linked to Jemaah Anshorut Tauhid (JAT), declared a terrorist organisation by the United States in February.”
“Police nab 11 terror suspects in four cities”
The Jakarta Post, Jakarta | Headlines | Sun, October 28 2012, 9:48 AM
SNIPPET: “Police found explosives in Madiun, East Java, on Friday night, after arresting two suspected terrorists identified as Agus Anton and Warso.
The bombs were placed inside several 3-kilogram LPG canisters, National Police spokesman Insp. Gen. Suhardi Alius told reporters in Jakarta on Saturday.”
SNIPPET: “Suhardi claimed the suspects arrested were from a new terrorist group, the Harakah Sunni Untuk Masyarakat Indonesia (Hasmi), or the Popular Indonesia Harakah Sunni Movement.”
“Indonesian police investigate letter allegedly written by wanted terrorist”
by Farouk Arnaz. Posted on October 18, 2012, Thursday
PHOTO CAPTION: “A Densus 88 anti-terrorism police officer stands guard in front of a house in Depok, West Java. A letter directed at Densus 88 written by a supposed terrorist spells out an open challenge to the squad; it reads that if Densus 88 are men they would fight the East Indonesian Mujahedin force openly. Photo Credit: (JG Photo/Jurnasyanto Sukarno)”
SNIPPET: “The National Police are currently trying to verify the authenticity of a letter taunting the polices anti-terror detachment allegedly written by a wanted terrorist, Jakarta Globe reported news.
The terrorist, Santoso, who is also known as Abu Wardah or Abu Yahya, is wanted for his supposed involvement in at least three armed attacks on police posts in Central Java in August that left one officer dead and two injured.
Santoso is also believed to be conducting paramilitary training with a terrorist organization in the Poso district of Central Sulawesi.
Hackers inserted the letter into the East Kalimantan governments website.”
“Looking for Asrar al Mujahideen v2.0 public key from Indonesia”
(October 29, 2012)
SNIPPET: “If you come to me looking for the public key so you can communicate “secretly” with al-Qaida et al, this is what you get: exposure.”
“Terrorist suspect killed, seven bombs found in a raid in Poso”
The Jakarta Post, Jakarta, Indonesia | Archipelago | Wed, October 31 2012, 12:22 PM
SNIPPET: “A terrorist suspect was killed in a raid by the National Police Densus 88 counterterrorism unit in Kalora village, North Poso Pesisir district, Central Sulawesi, on Wednesday morning.
Identified as Jipo, alias Ibeng, the suspected terrorist died en route to hospital after being involved in a shootout with police in a house allegedly used as a hideout for terrorist groups.
Two others, named as Rahmad and Nasir, were detained.”
“Five Arrested, One Dead in Poso Terrorist Raid”
Jakarta Globe | October 31, 2012
SNIPPET: “After arresting 11 terrorists in Jakarta over the weekend, Densus 88, the National Polices counter-terrorist unit arrested five terrorist suspects and killed one during a raid in Poso, Central Sulawesi, on Wednesday.
The suspects were found at a house located in Kalora village, located in the subdistrict of North Poso Pesisr, 50 kilometers north of Poso.”
SNIPPET: “According to Detik.com, the suspects are thought to have been responsible for the recent slaughter of two policemen who were guarding a Bank Central Asia branch in Palu, as well as an explosion at an Islamic boarding school in Bima, West Nusa Tenggara and a shooting in Madani Poso Pesisir.
During the raid, police confiscated a firearm, a bag of fertilizer, ten active pipe bombs, mobile phones and gun powder.”