Islamic State systematically militarised the education systems of captured Iraqi and Syrian territory to turn the region’s children into ideological timebombs.
What should the UK do with foreign jihadis who return home?
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.
The government seems hell-bent on pre-crime arrest, prosecution, and punishment for terror offenders – while falling short in providing the necessary long-term support.
More work has been done to understand why people become militant – but here's what we know about disengaging those who do.
It starts with making sure every pupil feels included and listened to.
A new study suggests that distorted moral cognition is what set terrorists apart from the rest of us.
In the aftermath, we face difficult conversations about society, but we cannot shy away from them.
Trying to reintegrate foreign fighters who return home shouldn't be considered the soft option. Governments in countries like Morocco and Tunisia need to respond realistically to a complex problem.
Despite the growing threat from far-right groups, deradicalisation programmes have been largely targeting Muslims.
The Islamist ideologue will be closely monitored, but is unlikely to cooperate with prison de-radicalisation initiatives.
Many of us go through periods of radicalisation – spotting when this is a danger rather than over-reacting is the key.
The UK’s experience with its Prevent strategy over nearly a decade urges caution in how Australia should approach its own efforts to counter the threat of radicalisation.
Referrals to the Channel programme are rising. Here's what happens to people suspected at being at risk.
Beware the security creep into adult education.
Tackling extremism, building happier adults and delivering a generation that can adapt to rapid change. Putting thinking and thinkers at the heart of the curriculum should be an easy decision.
Islamic State is symptomatic of a disturbed and troubled social order. The vast crisis of dislocated people and communities is being expressed in anger, intolerance and perverted notions of honour.
The instinctive response to Islamic State propaganda is to counter it with more propaganda. But my analysis shows that's not working. We should not play their game on their field with their ball.
The majority of Muslims in Australia condemn terrorism and extremism. But they feel that counter-terrorism policing and laws unfairly target their community, causing a troubling community backlash.
There will be more Jake Bilardis to come, and Australia must realise that no two cases will be entirely the same. Radicalised individuals will come from all areas of society.