Jakarta attack highlights jostle to lead Daesh in Southeast Asia

A "Pray for Jakarta" message (top) is displayed on a screen as Indonesian policemen stand guard outside the damaged Starbucks coffee shop in central Jakarta on January 17, 2016 following the deadly gun and bomb attacks that rocked the city on January 14. AFP PHOTO / MANAN VATSYAYANA

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Daily Star on January 18, 2016, on page 9.




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