The Sept. 11 bombings killed almost 3,000 Americans. But if you exclude that unique event for the last two decades of terrorist activity, a different picture of US vulnerability appears.
In a New Zealand legal first, mass-murderer and terrorist Brenton Tarrant is jailed for life with no chance of parole.
New Zealand and Australia have no prisoner transfer agreement. By negotiating one, we could deport the Christchurch terrorist and help resolve the trans-Tasman prisoner problem in the process.
Global terrorism has been relatively quiet as the world is consumed by the COVID-19 pandemic. But it is still there, unabated, and we need to do more to stop it.
Nigeria must eschew nepotism and ethnic or religious sentiments in the war against terror.
As businesses use more outdoor space, we must make sure these areas are suitably protected.
Airlines and airports reacted quickly after 9/11 to put new procedures in place that overcame passengers' newfound fears of flying. An aviation historian explains why it may be harder to so today.
A whole life sentence has never been imposed in New Zealand but it seems likely the prosecution will call for one for the Christchurch gunman.
Legally designating domestic extremist groups as terrorist organizations – as some in the US advocate now – will have limited benefits, if any at all.
The decision to charge an incel youth with terrorism reinforces worrying trends in counterterrorism.
After the 9/11 attacks, global security measures focused on terrorism. Now, after the COVID-19 pandemic, similar measures are being applied to countering disease.
Long after a crisis recedes, residual anxiety can remain and become calcified in cultures, customs and institutions.
Some changes in the new security bill submitted to parliament last week are welcome, but others require careful scrutiny, especially when the rights of children are at stake.
As the COVID-19 pandemic exacerbates global economic and health insecurities, opportunities to emulate the pandemic's effects with bioweapons affords terrorists a new model.
By withdrawing its troops from Somalia, Kenya could be doing more harm than good.
Until we acknowledge that toxic white masculinity is fuelling mass murders, aggrieved white men will continue to commit them -- and we'll all continue to pay the price.
To stem the spread of COVID-19, Turkey is releasing 90,000 prison inmates. Not on the list for release: tens of thousands of academics, journalists and others the regime sees as political threats.
The terror group uses the proceeds of criminal activity to support its political agenda.
The Christchurch gunman's surprise guilty plea makes him the first person convicted of terrorism in New Zealand. A legal expert explains what will happen next in the sentencing process.
There are many hurdles to a successful prosecution of individuals accused of war crimes and crimes against humanity. But trying to seek justice is not a futile exercise.