Articles on Paris Attacks 2015

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Soldiers patrol on the Promenade des Anglais in Nice, France, July 18, 2016. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard

It’s time for us to admit we’re afraid of terrorism

The far right isn't afraid to admit to fear in the wake of brutal attacks like the one in Nice. More mainstream politicians would be wise to follow suit.
The heavy truck that was driven into a crowd at high speed killing scores on Bastille Day in Nice. Reuters/Eric Gaillard

Making sense of the local soldiers of the global jihad

The Bastille Day attack in Nice – committed by an individual unknown to French security services – marks the evolution of radicalisation in many ways.
Brussels Airport bombers Brahim and Khalid el-Bakraoui had previously spent time in prison. EPA/Interpol

The new breed of terrorists: criminals first, Islamists second

Apart from having little or no knowledge of religion, the new crop of Islamic State recruits come primed for violence with a different set of skills, honed through criminal activity.
The Sydney Opera House was illuminated in the colours of the French flag following the 2015 Paris attacks. Clint Budd/Flickr

In Conversation: Australia’s ambassador to France, Stephen Brady, on terrorism and multicultural societies

Arnaud Mercier spoke with Stephen Brady, Australia's ambassador to France, about Australia's role in the fight against terrorism, and his own country's approach to creating a multicultural society.

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