Michael SainsburyMay 26, 20173 Comments
Militant Islamism is spreading like wildfire in Indonesia, Thailand and Malaysia. The Bali bombings will probably not be an isolated incident.
May 26, 20176 Comments
The coroner's findings are a spectacular illustration of our culture’s unhealthy idealisation of psychiatry’s capacity to predict and, ultimately, mitigate risk, writes mental health ethics associate professor at Sydney Uni Michael Robertson.
Guy RundleMay 25, 201730 Comments
There are troops on the streets of a nation where the cops don’t carry guns. And we say terrorism won't change our way of life.
Guy RundleMay 24, 20176 Comments
After the Manchester bombing, it's impossible not to think: what if it happened here? Or here? Or right here?
Professor Damien KingsburyMay 24, 201714 Comments
The West must understand that the type of unchallenged hegemony it enjoyed for a few brief years following the end of the Cold War was but a brief moment in history and has now ended.
Irfan YusufApr 4, 20177 Comments
The debate about theoretically unsound and ideologically charged deradicalisation programs, like the one at Punchbowl High School, doesn't help students.
Mar 27, 201711 Comments
The government, intelligence community, and police force have exaggerated Australia's terrorist threat to suit their own purposes, writes John Menadue, former head of the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet.
Bernard KeaneMar 27, 201720 Comments
In undermining the capacity of security agencies to work effectively with Australia's Muslim communities, Pauline Hanson's vilification of Muslims increases the risk of a terror attack.
Bernard KeaneMar 24, 201750 Comments
The responses of the media and politicians to terrorism are now rituals played out despite the urging that we should never "normalise" terrorism. And that goes for mass surveillance too.
CrikeyMar 21, 20173 Comments
"Australia is the most successful multicultural society in the world, and honestly there is no need for you to look that up," begins the draft ...