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How would Lib backbencher Bob Baldwin go against Islamic State?

How would Lib backbencher Bob Baldwin go against Islamic State?

Jess DavisDec 3, 20157 Comments

A Liberal backbencher says he would not try to seek asylum elsewhere if Islamic State were to try to take over. But what options do young Syrian men really have? Crikey intern Jess Davis reports.

Erdogan's links with Islamic State under pressure

Erdogan's links with Islamic State under pressure

Bernard KeaneDec 1, 201512 Comments

Even as the regime of Recep Erdogan jails journalists for revealing its links with Islamic State, international pressure is growing on Turkey to end its support.

Rundle: the dogs of war are off the leash

Rundle: the dogs of war are off the leash

Guy RundleNov 26, 201513 Comments

Perhaps you have not noticed, but there is already a war on. And there will be more.

Rundle: same old murderous song and dance as we bomb IS again

Rundle: same old murderous song and dance as we bomb IS again

Guy RundleNov 23, 201542 Comments

Bombing the Middle East will create more terrorists, which the West knows. But at this point, we're plum out of other ideas.

How Hizb ut-Tahrir responded to Paris

How Hizb ut-Tahrir responded to Paris

Shakira HusseinNov 17, 20152 Comments

How Islamic State stages fear, and the groups who refuse to condemn it.

It is terrifyingly easy to plant a bomb on an airplane

Ben SandilandsNov 10, 20153 Comments

You just have to be the right kind of person ...

Rundle: the deeply sinister reason Israel is suddenly absolving Germany of the Holocaust

Rundle: the deeply sinister reason Israel is suddenly absolving Germany of the Holocaust

Guy RundleOct 23, 201520 Comments

Why has Benjamin Netanyahu suddenly suggesting the Holocaust might have been the fault of the Palestinians?

US welcomes beheaders, crucifiers to human rights panel

US welcomes beheaders, crucifiers to human rights panel

Bernard KeaneSep 24, 20157 Comments

Saudi Arabia is about to behead and crucify a youth for protests against the country's fundamentalist regime. And the US has "welcomed" its appointment to lead a human rights panel.

Australia to take in 12,000 Syrian refugees, while bombing Syria

Australia to take in 12,000 Syrian refugees, while bombing Syria

Josh TaylorSep 9, 201519 Comments

Australia has announced it will take in 12,000 Syrian refugees this year.

Defining ‘persecuted minorities’ futile in a war that kills all

Defining ‘persecuted minorities’ futile in a war that kills all

Bernard KeaneSep 9, 201513 Comments

The Syrian civil war has hundreds of thousands of Sunni Muslims targeted by the Assad regime with chemical weapons, bombing, torture and rape. Yet the government insists others must come first.