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Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

Crikey September 18, 2017 1 Comment

Barnaby Joyce's unexpected merger ... sour grapes at the Courier-Mail? ... Apple lets you heart ISIS ...

Barcelona attack: La Rambla vulnerable as public attraction

Crikey August 18, 2017 6 Comments

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

What is Islamic State doing in the Philippines?

Michael Sainsbury June 20, 2017 1 Comment

We are a month into the siege of the country’s biggest Muslim city, Marawi, by groups who have aligned themselves with the so-called Islamic State.

Blaming one sect of Islam for ‘producing the most terrorists’ is idiotic

Irfan Yusuf June 8, 2017 7 Comments

In the fight against Islam, Wahhabism shouldn't be our focus, as we unpack its origins and how it relates to Islamic terror.

Why ISIS fighters should be allowed back into Australia

Irfan Yusuf May 18, 2017 3 Comments

Neil Prakash is returning to Australia. Here's why that could be a good thing for our fight against extremism.

Bashar al-Assad’s next move

Crikey April 11, 2017 10 Comments

Bashar al-Assad has never shown that he cares how long the war lasts and how many more die in agonising circumstances, writes former Australian ambassador in Syria Ross Burns.

Actual soldier refutes Devine in the value of women in combat

Josh Taylor April 5, 2017 16 Comments

Gender diversity is not a PC buzzword -- it saves lives and wins wars, a senior Defence servicewoman has said.

Russian ambassador shot dead in Turkey, Syria on a knife edge

Professor Damien Kingsbury December 20, 2016 3 Comments

Upon shooting him, Karlov’s assassin cried: "Don’t forget Syria. Don’t forget Aleppo."

Three things you don’t understand about the Syrian war

Irfan Yusuf December 19, 2016 7 Comments

For a start, the rebels are not one big happy family all fighting for a common notion of justice.

Rundle: Aleppo falls, and public moralising fades

Guy Rundle December 16, 2016 17 Comments

Yet the waffling and throat-clearing continues.