Topic archives: acts of terrorism

Barcelona attack: La Rambla vulnerable as public attraction

August 18, 2017 6

The La Rambla attack in Barcelona tragically shows the adaptive capabilities of terrorists.

Crikey Worm: terror plane plot thickens, marriage equality back on the agenda, and Mooch out

August 1, 2017

Good morning, early birds. Further details have emerged on the Sydney terrorist plot to bring down a plane, while the marriage equality push escalates, and the Donald and the Mooch part ways. It's the the news you need to know, with Charlie Lewis and Max Chalmers.

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

June 29, 2017 9

Did the ACTU try to influence the Walkleys? ... return of the leather jacket ... heeeeeeere's Kevin ...

Rundle: as London becomes Baghdad, we will soon have to choose a side

June 20, 2017 13

We are not far away from a different form of militancy, on the streets of Western cities, and people will be called on to make their political and moral judgements accordingly.

More mass surveillance won’t make Brits (or Aussies) any safer

June 6, 2017 20

Islamist terrorists are almost inevitably known to security agencies before they act, but politicians insist ever more mass surveillance is the answer.

Rundle: eerie Britain in a state of stasis as Manchester bombing becomes everything

May 24, 2017 7

After the Manchester bombing, it's impossible not to think: what if it happened here? Or here? Or right here?

Has political correctness failed?

March 29, 2017 2

Chris Kenny thinks that political correctness has failed "the mainstream"-- but what on earth does this actually mean?

How media terrorism speculation nearly hijacked Friday’s attack

January 24, 2017 19

The car attack in Melbourne on Friday was not terrorism, but that did not stop fervent media speculation that it was. And of course, Pauline Hanson stuck her oar in, freelance journalist John Martinkus reports.

If another 9/11 happened under Trump, what then?

December 22, 2016 14

Would a natural disaster or terrorist attack in the next four years mean the end of the American constitution and Bill of Rights?

Islamic State’s next target is not Bondi, it’s Muslims living in the West. They just said so.

September 8, 2016 7

An article called "The Extinction of the Grayzone" in Islamic State's magazine repeats George W. Bush's rhetoric: "You're either with us or against us".