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Barcelona attack: La Rambla vulnerable as public attraction

Barcelona attack: La Rambla vulnerable as public attraction

Damien KingsburyAug 18, 20176 Comments

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

What is Islamic State doing in the Philippines?

What is Islamic State doing in the Philippines?

Michael SainsburyJun 20, 20171 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

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

Irfan YusufJun 8, 20177 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

Why ISIS fighters should be allowed back into Australia

Irfan YusufMay 18, 20173 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

Bashar al-Assad's next move

Ross BurnsApr 11, 201710 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

Actual soldier refutes Devine in the value of women in combat

Josh TaylorApr 5, 201716 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

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

Professor Damien KingsburyDec 20, 20163 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

Three things you don't understand about the Syrian war

Irfan YusufDec 19, 20167 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

Rundle: Aleppo falls, and public moralising fades

Guy RundleDec 16, 201617 Comments

Yet the waffling and throat-clearing continues.

Essential: Trump second only to ISIS as a threat, Australians say

Essential: Trump second only to ISIS as a threat, Australians say

Bernard KeaneOct 25, 20163 Comments

Australians rate Islamic State as the greatest threat to peace and stability, but the prospect of a Donald Trump presidency is second.