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Asian Voters Cool to Militant Islamists

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Asian Voters Cool to Militant Islamists

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Asian Voters Cool to Militant Islamists

Asian Voters Cool to Militant Islamists

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Recent elections in Indonesia and Malaysia suggest that militant Islamist parties are not catching on in two large nations where most of the population is Muslim. Analysts say the results show that Islamic moderates are likely to hold power in both nations for the foreseeable future. NPR's Michael Sullivan reports.