Despite the publication of promising new statistics on referrals to the Prevent counter-terrorism programme, the strategy remains a blunt instrument.
Studies consistently show mental health does not in and of itself lead to violent behaviour.
Not all terrorist incidents have mental illness as a causal factor, and most violent acts are committed by people without a mental illness.
Australia has some of the toughest anti-terror laws in the world. But the government isn’t doing enough to prevent extremism at the community level.
An analysis of budget documents suggests that federal funding for community-based, counter-terrorism programs has dried up.
Lecturers remain concerned about limits the Prevent duty places on freedom of expression.
Platforms for radicalisation?
Companies, such as Google, Facebook and Microsoft are working together to take down terrorist propaganda.
The link between exposure to online content and radicalisation to violence is ambiguous.
The internet may provide the forum, but radicalisation remains a social process.
There is a fundamental difference between Islamic State’s use of child soldiers and the practice elsewhere.
Islamic State systematically militarised the education systems of captured Iraqi and Syrian territory to turn the region’s children into ideological timebombs.
The word only appears 14 times in the UK's parliamentary record between 1803 and 2005. Now it is everywhere.
Saliha (left) and Alexia in 2012. Alexia no longer wears the veil.
Agnès De Feo
A number of women who once wore and defended the full Islamic veil known as the niqab later chose to renounce it. Here two of them tell their stories.
Members of the Iraqi police forces sit outside a building in the city of Fallujah on June 30, 2016 after they’ve recaptured the city from Islamic State (IS) group jihadists.
Was the early conception of IS a branching-out of the old Baath party? Or was it, as some argue, completely separate with no connection at all? Reality is probably a bit of a mix of both.
Protesting for political freedom outside the Supreme Court in Malé.
Dying Regime via Flickr
The Maldives' increasingly polarised religious politics are coming apart.
How do harsher measures to counter possible terrorist attacks impact our relation to political life and to citizenship ?
Counter-terrorism policies have social and political impacts on citizenship, identity and our perception of self and the Other. Through the British case, Lee Jarvis discusses his latest research with Sylvain Antichan.
Collective prayer on October 20 in Mogadishu in tribute to the 276 dead and 300 wounded, victims of the October 14 terrorist attack. Terrorism has become a global weapon.
Contemporary terrorism is rooted in a form of political violence dating from the French Revolution. It is rooted in social facts and is now evolving on a global scale.
Young people from poor backgrounds are being radicalised by criminal gangs.
The aftermath of the attack in Manhattan, October 31 2017.
With several terror attacks committed by Uzbeks abroad in 2017, one of the world's harshest regimes is coming under scrutiny.
Giles Keyte for Channel 4
Criticisms that Peter Kosminsky's drama about Islamic State is propaganda are wide of the mark.
The martyrdom of the Maccabees by Antonio Ciseri.
The violent evolution of martyrdom.
More work has been done to understand why people become militant – but here's what we know about disengaging those who do.
British Prime Minister Theresa May speaks on June 4, in the wake of a terror attack in London.
Cracking down on extremism online won’t solve the problem of extremist violence, will inevitably censor speech that's important to protect and risks harming political dissidents and democracy itself.
It starts with making sure every pupil feels included and listened to.