First, if the goal was to build an Islamic state in Indonesia, as stated in the PUPJI, then conducting attacks on Western targets was a waste of resources.
Among the leadership, those in Mantiqi 2 sought to follow the pathway laid out in the PUPJI, while those in Mantiqi 1 were emboldened by the Bin Laden fatwa and ties between Hambali and members of Al Qaeda to mount terrorist attacks against civilian targets.
(62) The secure base as a concept was of great importance: it was highlighted in the PUPJI as a necessary step prior to launching a jihad.
The PUPJI further outlined the structure of the organization.
(42) By contrast, the more militant members of Hambali's Mantiqi 1 faction found Bashir's political links and his ties to the former Indonesian Deputy President Hamzah Haz antithetical to Sungkar's PUPJI and the secretive, underground, violent, vanguard strategy of resistance and jihad that the guidelines supported.
To ensure the overall cohesion and long-term survivability of JI in this struggle, the PUPJI laid out a broad set of operational guidelines for all JI operatives to follow during each successive stage of the revolutionary struggle.
(3) The phrase, 'Jama'atun minal-Muslimin which appears in the PUPJI, Chapter 1, Article 2, p.
(15) See Ushulul Manhaj Al-Harakiy Li Iqomatid Dien, seventh principle, PUPJI, p.
(36.) The acronym PUPJI
stands for Pedoman Umum Perjuangan al-Jamaah al-Islamiyah.