A young boy is strapped with explosives and sent to detonate himself and those around him at a school. An expert on terrorism explains how and why children become embroiled in militant conflicts.
The deadly Islamist group Boko Haram has lost ground and split into factions, but it's far from beaten.
Abu Nasr al-Farabi can teach us about the thinking behind radicalisation, and offers a warning to terrorists guilty of 'over-belief'.
The solution to emergency communications: redundancy, redundancy, redundancy.
The survival of civilians seem forgotten in a new U.S. and Russian agreement to root out IS and other terrorists in Syria.
A spate of low-level terrorist incidents has the authorities arguing, instead of tackling the problem.
When it comes to the Syrian opposition, it's practically impossible to separate 'moderates' from 'extremists'.
The arrest on terrorism charges of a white 'nationalist extremist' from an avowedly right-wing organisation should alert Australians to the dangers of violence from that direction.
The marked increase in the number of Nigerian pastoralists fleeing Boko Haram terror in northeastern Nigeria last year reflects a trend that started three years ago.
If the government is serious about tackling terrorism, politicisation and increased surveillance in private schools and universities will not be enough.
While the French public comes to terms with a series of appalling attacks, politicians seize the opportunity to position themselves ahead of next year's Presidential election.
A German culture scholar looks at how rising fear of terror and a week of violence has affected German media and politics. Will Germany's open refugee policies last?
In her annual statement to the press, the German Chancellor insisted recent events would not change her stance on welcoming refugees.
Efforts to avoid stigmatising people from Muslim backgrounds seem to be coming at the unexpected cost of adding stigma to those with mental health issues.
Most cults build upon or modify existing religious doctrine, yet how they express these beliefs varies from group to group.
France needs to find a place for Islam in its fiercely secular state.
The people who killed a priest in Rouen were driven by a warped agenda, not their social and economic backgrounds.
Digital media has the power to inform, but it is also helping some to spread hate. Have we reached the tipping point between order and chaos at the global level?
There is agreement that violent video games lead to aggression. But one can't accurately predict a rampage shooting based on exposure to violent video games or any other single factor.
A post-sentence regime for convicted terrorists will only keep Australians safe if an accurate assessment of risk is possible.