- Co-ordinated attacks shook central Jakarta on Thursday, January 14
- The attacks have raised fears ISIS is increasing its influence in Asia
- However, the group's presence in the region may have been overstated, writes Scott Edwards
Scott Edwards is a Doctoral Researcher for the Institute for Conflict, Cooperation and Security (ICCS) at the University of Birmingham.
(CNN)ISIS has claimed a series of deadly suicide bombings and shootings in Jakarta that have killed at least seven people -- including five suspected attackers shot by police.