As British MPs prepare to vote on whether to join the bombing campaign against IS in Syria, three peace campaigners make the case against military action.
Islamic State billboards in Raqqa.
The group believes that it represents a religion – denying that won't get us anywhere.
Welcoming migrants and integrating them is a national security issue.
The attacks in Paris are putting refugees in the crosshairs, yet it's the integration of these and past migrants that are key to the security of Europe.
Sometimes the most useful strategy is to avoid exposure in the first place.
Footage of wars, bombings and shootings can traumatise children. Here's how parents can help them cope with distressing content.
Josh Frydenberg has delivered a sharp rebuke to Australia’s grand mufti, Ibrahim Abu Mohamed.
Cabinet minister Josh Frydenberg has accused Australia's grand mufti, Ibrahim Abu Mohamed, of seeking to "cover up" his failure of leadership in the wake of the Paris attacks.
Russian jet shot down on November 24.
In the wake of Paris and the Russian jet incident, Europe is facing the mother of all challenges over security and refugees. Where does it go from here?
#BrusselsLockdown: a time for armed guards … and cat pictures.
As is distant wars, journalists in France are now kept away from areas where security forces intervene against terrorists. Should this be welcomed?
Members of a Muslim fraternity at University of Texas, Dallas.
Research indicates that only 46% of students believe Muslims are accepted on campus. But the same research points to ways to change how Muslims are perceived by Americans generally.
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has announced that a new terrorism threat advisory system, which had been recommended by ASIO and been subject of extensive consultation, was now coming into operation.
Malcolm Turnbull has asked Australian law enforcement agencies to test their responses to a mass casualty attack in the wake of the killings in Paris and elsewhere.
In Egypt, the Great Pyramid was illuminated with the French, Russian and Lebanese flags in solidarity with victims of terrorist attacks, but most of the focus in the West has been on the victims in Paris.
Selective sympathy raises troubling questions. If you neglect suffering in other places, it is much more difficult to mobilise political actors to take it seriously.
EPA/Russian Defence Ministry
Vladimir Putin has been proved right again as Western priorities shift from removing Assad to destroying Islamic State.
'Terrorism incubators'? The truth is far more complex.
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As Paris tries to come to terms with what has happened, unified responses to the terror attacks will be crucial.
A Truth graphic.
After the Paris attacks Australians are nervous that we will be next. Their fears are justified. With news media often reminding us that Australia is second only to the United States in its military commitment…
Justice Minister Michael Keenan claims that control orders have proved effective in preventing terrorist attacks in Australia.
Preventive measures such as control orders should not be extended in the absence of evidence for their need or without safeguards.
The sad history of Belgium has left fertile ground for terrorism in this struggling neighbourhood.
Most journalists covering the Paris attacks have shown great skill and sensitivity.
Media coverage of the Paris attacks has been strong and respectful – with exceptions.
This is the business end of how investigations are solved.
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Paris police were able to use information found on a phone, but what details can be found that could tackle future attacks?
Anonymous can do more harm than good in its war on Islamic State.
The Anonymous hacktivist group engaged in an online war against Islamic State may be doing more harm than good.
Ken Currie, The Trials of Thomas Muir, 2015, Oil on Canvas.
(c) Ken Currie; Collection of East Dunbartonshire Culture and Leisure Trust
He was public enemy number one in his day, but Thomas Muir is now being hailed as the father of Scottish democracy.