Strategic moves of counterterrorism in Indonesia are seen as moderately comprehensive. The evidence is the involvement of all stakeholder to prevent terrorism, intelligence is one of many elements of counterterrorism that is exposed by public, they believe that intelligence is failed and careless in terrorism act in Indonesia. We choose the TNI intelligence as an object analysis of this study above all other intelligence units that are signed to prevent global terrorism act. The involvement of TNI intelligence to fight terrorism in Indonesia has a long history, before reformation in 1988, ABRI/TNI stands in the frontline against terrorism act. Accordingly, this article contains the explanation of intelligence’s role in preventing terrorism in Indonesia under TNI headquarter command. The findings show four points that must be considered in TNI intelligence process, which are: intelligence execution, intelligence personal, coordination among intelligence institution, and special material equipments.


Keywords: terrorism; TNI intelligence; counterterrorism.