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Barcelona attack: La Rambla vulnerable as public attraction

Barcelona attack: La Rambla vulnerable as public attraction

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Has political correctness failed?

Has political correctness failed?

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

How media terrorism speculation nearly hijacked Friday’s attack

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?

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

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.

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

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".