Islamic Terrorism of Jemaah Islamiyah Organization as a Today's Topical Threat


This paper refers about the threat of Islamic terrorism, its roots, motives, as well as its origins. Namely the author informs about the Jemaah Islamiyah, Islamic organization, which is less know in the Czech Republic. Indonesia has a larger Muslim population than any other country in the world, with approximately 202.9 million identified as Muslim (88,2 % of Indonesia´s population). It is generally regarded as a tolerant country, in which various religions living side by side without larger problems. Nevertheless even here the danger of violent Islamic terrorism has arisen. The theme is treated in a proper historical context, with regards to possible impacts on security situation in the world.

Ing. Michael Hrbata, MPA, born in 1971. He is graduate of the Military College of the Land Forces in Vyškov, (1989-1993), CEVRO Institute in Prague (political science, public administration, Master of Public Administration). He acted as the commercial director of a private construction company Lawstav, s.r.o. (1994-2001) and the managing director of company PAREA, s.r.o. (2001-2010). I the period of 2006-2010 he was a member of the Parliament of the Czech Republic. In 2010, he was appointed to post Deputy Minister of Defense, responsible for human resources, military education and military sport. He is currently a Rector Deputy of the University of Defense for investment development and he is studding the doctoral studies at the Police Academy in Prague.

Country: Czech Republic


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