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Southeast Asia Sees Rise in Islamic Militant Groups

Indonesian authorities arrest a man they say is the Singapore-based leader of Jemaah Islamiyah, a terrorist group allegedly linked to al Qaeda. Experts say Islamic militant groups are spreading throughout Southeast Asia. NPR's Michael Sullivan reports.

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Michael Sullivan is NPR's Senior Asia Correspondent. He moved to Hanoi to open NPR's Southeast Asia Bureau in 2003. Before that, he spent six years as NPR's South Asia correspondent based in but seldom seen in New Delhi.