PAKAR was founded in 2009 in Central Java, Indonesia. The founders consist of a group of Indonesian researchers who have been actively monitoring terrorist trials as well as conducting field researches in radicalism and terrorism throughout Indonesia.
To be the Indonesian source for understanding known and suspected violent radicals and terrorists.
To develop research-based knowledge about the dynamics of radicalism and terrorism in Indonesia as a leading resource for policymakers and practitioners.
To build community resilience to radicalism and terrorism.