Madrassas don’t just provide an education that may lead to terrorism. They provide critical financial support to impoverished people.
A scholar who has visited Guantanamo 11 times to observe legal proceedings in the 9/11 terrorism case explains why the conflict continues to delay the case going to trial.
The political will displayed by the Sahel member countries of the G5 Task Force appears to be out of step with the actual capabilities of their armies.
Most terrorism has nothing to do with Islam, yet thanks to 9/11 politicians and the media, that’s the way it is presented to the public.
In a time of increasingly complex geopolitical entanglements and moral failings, these films articulate a yearning for unsullied heroism, effective leadership and appropriate responses to crises.
99% of people below the floors where the planes struck the twin towers evacuated successfully, although their journey was fraught with danger. Their stories have influenced today’s skyscraper designs.
Australia is a long way from New York and Washington DC, but 9/11 was a seismic event for our country. For one thing, it has reshaped our ideas about criminal responsibility
In the wake of the Christchurch and Auckland attacks, should official definitions of terrorism conflate the actions of a white supremacy extremist and a radical Islamist extremist?
Instead of a prison sentence for possessing bomb-making material, Ben John will be expected to read classic novels and report back to the judge about what he learns.
A second plot was planned on 9/11, but there were too few terrorists to carry it off. Twenty years later, al-Qaida and its offshoot the Islamic State group still have trouble attracting recruits.
A top White House aide to President George W. Bush recounts what 9/11 was like for White House staffers.
Since 9/11, billions have been spent beefing up airport security. Was it worth it?
Addressing American domestic radicalism will require new ways of thinking about the nation’s problems, and new ways of solving them.
The maritime situation in Mozambique must not be allowed to emulate the maritime threats found off Nigeria, Somalia, and the rebel-held territories in Libya.
An attack on the Kabul airport has left scores dead and many more injured. Two terrorism scholars explain who the group thought responsible is, and how big of a threat is it.
The group has long standing ties with terror groups – but it also wants political legitimacy.
The term “separatist” has a long history in France. Now it’s being used to target Muslims in a new law.
The Taliban ‘expect a complete handover of power.’ Experts explain who the Taliban are, what life is like under their rule and how the US may bear responsibility for Afghanistan’s collapse.
Ten years after Anders Breivik killed 77 people in Norway, a look at how the country has changed.
In its peace deal with the US, the Taliban ‘pledged’ to prevent al-Qaeda from operating out of Afghanistan. But there are signs the terror group is already there, hiding out of sight.