Women used to be largely ignored by counter-radicalisation strategies. Why that changed.
Iraq beat the Islamic State. Now, its Shia government is jailing and even executing all suspected terrorists – most of them Sunni Muslims. The clampdown may inflame a centuries-old sectarian divide.
A schoolgirl who left Bethnal Green to join Islamic State in Syria is now in a refugee camp and wants to return to the UK.
There is a surprising amount of support for the destruction of antiquities in the Middle East.
Not all terrorist incidents have mental illness as a causal factor, and most violent acts are committed by people without a mental illness.
With the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize awarded to two leaders who fight against sexual violence as a tool of war, we looked into our archive to find stories about those efforts across the globe.
Sensationalist media coverage serves the Islamic State's objective by pitting Muslims and non-Muslims against one another.
The extremist network al-Muhajiroun has rebuilt itself before, but that doesn't mean it's destined to again.
The Iranian Revolution was a hard-fought battle for those in favour of the Islamist model of governance, inspiring similar movements that have had varying degrees of success across the region.
An analysis of obituaries for Islamic State and Australian soldiers shows some alarming similarities, not the least of which is the idea that their deaths should be given meaning by further conflict.
The British home secretary has decided not to seek assurances from the US that it wouldn't use the death penalty for an IS duo arrested in Syria. This must be opposed.
IS is a distinctive kind of threat – and the atrocities it's committed demand a tailor-made form of justice.
The wars against Islamic State and al-Qaida show that military responses may seem to work in the short term but don’t change much in the long run.
Libya’s proposed elections and any subsequent interim government will fail if the country’s challenges aren’t addressed.
A tougher security approach to terrorism may be counterproductive and could even potentially undermine the supremacy of civilian government in Indonesia.
The world cheered the defeat of IS in the Middle East, but the insurgency is far from over.
Preventing attacks in Indonesia by militants returning from the front lines in the Middle East may take more coordination with Australia.
The attacks show not only a shift in women's roles in violent extremism, but also the involvement of families in acts of terror.
The internet may provide the forum, but radicalisation remains a social process.
A recent intervention by the US, the UK and France is only part of a far broader – and deadlier – campaign.