Topic archives: Daesh

Rundle: New Romantic snuff films and the nihilism of modern terrorists

August 11, 2016 12

The dividing line of terrorism runs through the global Islamic State movement -- not around it. A must-read Crikey essay.

Rundle: the dogs of war are off the leash

November 26, 2015 13

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

How the West can defeat Islamic State

November 18, 2015 7

From unilateral military action to involving Syria and Russia, there are numerous theories as to the best way to defeat the terrorist threat of Islamic State.

All your ISIS are belong to us: we’re fighting terrorism with bad Google translations

All your ISIS are belong to us: we’re fighting terrorism with bad Google translations

September 23, 2015 8

A Twitter account counteracting the lies propagated by Islamic State sounds useful -- except the tweets are gobbledygook. Freelance journalist Jason Murphy explains.

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

September 11, 2015 6

Will we help Syria's gay refugees? ... charities commisison safe, for now ... pizza on the menu ...

What really went on at Brandis’ terror talkfest

What really went on at Brandis’ terror talkfest

June 16, 2015 5

The bluster of stuffy ministers was all the cameras showed. What you may have missed was the diligent, entrepreneurial work of savvy hackers.

‘The end of the Middle East’: with IS closing in, Jordan on the brink

‘The end of the Middle East’: with IS closing in, Jordan on the brink

June 9, 2015 1

Jordan shares land borders with Syria and Iraq and is struggling to deal with the war. But things might get even worse if the Islamic State decides to try to expand its caliphate, writes freelance journalist Tim Robertson.

How the Western media supports terrorism

How the Western media supports terrorism

March 26, 2015 8

Daesh supporters post gruesome photographs on social media to spread propaganda. And the Western media have been very willing to help out with that.

War, what is it good for? Employment for the counter-terrorism crowd

War, what is it good for? Employment for the counter-terrorism crowd

March 18, 2015 5

What ever would those employed by the counter-terrorism industry do if peace were to break out for good?

Rundle: IS’ — and capitalism’s — worst crime is the destruction of culture

Rundle: IS’ — and capitalism’s — worst crime is the destruction of culture

March 13, 2015

IS' barbarism has shocked the world. But its most horrific crime has been the destruction of our common heritage. And the almighty dollar has done that even more effectively.