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.
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Claims that the Manchester Arena bombing could have been stopped are too simplistic.
Without a strategy or a legal case to legitimate the use of force, the US is endangering crucial alliances and civilian lives.
Michelle Grattan speaks to Deep Saini about the week in politics.
Federal and state leaders endorsed another set of counter-terrorism measures at a special meeting on Thursday.
In the main the public have accepted the world has changed, justifying altering the balance between security and rights. But there is still argument over precisely where lines should be drawn.
Though British officials have foiled far more terrorist plots than they’ve missed, the United Kingdom is on edge after its fifth terrorist attack this year alone.
The September 15 London train bombing that injured 30 was the UK's fifth terror attack this year. A security expert looks at why Europe has been seeing more frequent and bloodier jihadist assaults.
Police raided several Sydney properties over the weekend in relation to possible terror plots.
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.
Malcolm Turnbull announced the proposed changes in front of heavily armed special forces soldiers.
The effectiveness of the changes to the ADF's role in counter-terrorism operations will depend heavily on the willingness of state police to accept military advice and assistance.
Terrorism has resulted in higher security surcharges at ports and airports.
The effects of terrorism in one country spill over across national borders to reduce the trade of other nations. This reduction in trade is long lived and may make it harder to combat terrorism.
Police walk past Borough Market after the attack at London Bridge on June 3.
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It cuts shuts down the chance for dialogue.
Anjem Choudray, one of the leaders of the group, who is now in prison.
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One of the London Bridge attackers was linked to the extremist group.
Federal and state leaders will convene as soon as practicable for a special COAG meeting on counter-terrorism.
States and territories have agreed to strengthen their laws to ensure a presumption against granting bail or parole when people had 'demonstrated support for, or have links to, terrorist activity'.
Australian authorities have been working to come up with a comprehensive response to terrorist threats.
There is good evidence that Australia's counter-terrorism strategies are working.
After the London Bridge attack, there are calls to give the police more counter-terrorism powers.
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An outline of the ways laws to restrict the activities of terrorist suspects have evolved.
UKIP’s Paul Nuttall stands next to the home secretary Amber Rudd during the BBC Election Debate.
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We asked two academics to check the claim made by UKIP leader Paul Nuttall.
In the fight against terrorism, seemingly easy conclusions may be drawn too quickly.
Once we switch from focusing on total terror deaths (or attacks) per country to terror deaths per capita, relevant conclusions about what drives terrorism change dramatically.
What happened to police budgets on Theresa May’s beat at the Home Office?
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Theresa May says they have. But let's take a closer look.
While noting the bravery of the police officers involved in the 2014 Sydney siege, a NSW coronial inquest also highlighted that mistakes were made.
Policing culture is often associated with a lack of transparency and a resistance to external examination.
Police on the scene in Manchester.
Low-tech threats have been the biggest concern of late, but the Manchester bombing reminds us of a host of security concerns.
An illustrated look inside.
The U.S. is considering expanding a ban it imposed in March on several Middle Eastern countries to all flights from Europe. A close look suggests the meager benefits just aren't worth the high costs.