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Fresh allegations have highlighted the uneasy relationship between paramilitary groups and the security services during the Troubles.
The right are using a new film about the 2012 Benghazi US consulate attack as a political weapon against Hillary Clinton. Are they justified?
George Brandis says the government will adopt the proposed changes to anti-terror laws that criminalise disclosure.
Until a public interest exemption is included in Section 35P, the offence will continue to impact press freedom and have a chilling effect on media organisations’ ability to report on ASIO’s activities.
Christiane Taubira has battled for years to prove her right to represent French people, so she couldn't stay silent when a controversial plan was hatched to strip some of their nationality.
Islamic State propaganda lures both friends and foes into disproportionately focusing on the group’s strengths and overlooking its weakness.
Islamic State uses propaganda to coax its enemies into misguided politico-military and strategic communications efforts.
On the lookout after the attack in Ouagadougou.
Burkina Faso is on its way to becoming a healthy and stable democracy – and that's got West Africa's jihadists riled.
The Pakistani Taliban has shown it can still mount terror attacks in the country's frontier province ... despite a major military offensive.
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.
If people really want to create a social movement to counter terrorism, we should expand our reach offline.
Indonesians reacted defiantly on social media after the bombings and shootings in Jakarta last week. But how effective is the response on social media in countering terrorism?
Indonesia should devise policies to deal with recidivism among ex-terror convicts and the spread of extremist messages online.
Fighting terrorism purely through security measures will not be enough. Indonesia should devise policies to rehabilitate and monitor former convicted terrorists to prevent recidivism.
Fear is not the answer.
IS has claimed a wave of deadly bombings and shootings in Jakarta, but its long-feared Asian campaign is yet to materialise in earnest.
Indonesian police in the front line of the fight with terrorists.
What is the landscape of Indonesia's terror groups? And what threat does the country face following Thursday's deadly attacks in Jakarta?
Heightened security in Istanbul after the attack.
Tensions at home and abroad make the latest attack by Islamic State particularly difficult to bear.
Only with a three-pronged long-term approach of education, economic growth and security action can terrorism be defeated.
Listening to the thinking process and justification of potential terrorists is critical to finding a path to defeat terrorism.
We know what we look like, but how do algorithms see us?
We increasingly depend on algorithms applied to big data, but even algorithms make mistakes that could label us in worrying ways
Militant suffragettes used arson and vandalism to draw attention to their struggle. Did they have a moral right to do so?
Victoria Woodhull attempting to vote in 1871, via Everett Historical.
The movie Suffragettes shows the occasionally violent and sensational tactics used by militant suffragettes. Were these justified?
Legal or illegal, the US is awash in guns.
Though the perpetrators of the mass shooting in California appear to have acquired their guns legally, the vast majority used in violent crimes are obtained illegally.
It’s not looking good.
This has been a remarkably violent year – and many of the worst threats to human security are no less a problem than they were a year ago.
Tony Abbott leaves the partyroom on September 14, having lost the Liberal leadership and prime ministership to Malcolm Turnbull.
2015 started as it finished, with terrorist atrocities, intractable conflicts and political upheavals that toppled several leaders, including Australia's prime minister, Tony Abbott.
State leaders endorsed a plan at COAG last week that would see some terrorists jailed indefinitely.
Detaining persons convicted of terrorist offences for lengthy periods after they have served their time could risk radicalising a section of the community who see the measure as unjust.