The pandemic has changed the nature of the national security threat to Australia: here’s what our research uncovered.
People may think of the metaverse as virtual, but the harm terrorists and extremists could do is very real.
Deep-seated disagreement is healthy for a democracy. But when people lose the ability to navigate those differences, they risk seeking anti-democratic unity of thought.
People without ideologies or with confused ideologies make up the largest group of people reported to the Prevent programme.
Nearly one in five defendants in the prosecutions undertaken in response to the January 6 US Capitol attack had served in the military.
Exploring many contemporary cases of radical behaviour showed they had one thing in common: how the risk of radicalisation may be linked to fractured relationships.
To combat online radicalisation, we first need to understand that the picture is rarely as simple as we’d like it to be.
Jake Davison, the gunman in the UK’s worst mass shooting in a decade, has been linked to the ‘Incel’ movement – but what what do incels really believe?
Comparisons between Begum’s Islamic garb and her new wardrobe suggest that Muslim women’s “liberation” depends on westernisation.
The government’s definition of extremism falls short of what’s needed, but new definitions could make things more complicated
QAnon followers are different from the radicals I usually study in one key way: They are far more likely to have serious mental illnesses.
New members are joining and some are leaving – as right-wing groups reorganize, scholars of the movement foresee increased polarization, with a risk of more violence.
The time has come to deal with hateful extremism before it manifests as violent extremism. This includes having a public register of hate incidents.
Death threats against Republicans who oppose Trump are not just the result of angry people. They are, instead, an attempt to intimidate people into sticking with his movement.
Encrypted messaging services like Telegram provide virtual dark corners where far-right extremists can recruit, organize and plan unhindered.
A leaked database shows at least 10% of the far-right Oath Keepers militia is active police or military – people professionally trained in using weapons and conducting sophisticated operations.
Fascists, neo-Nazis, anti-Semites and white supremacists have historically been agile adopters of the internet — and they know how to use it to their advantage.
Millions of supporters of Donald Trump flocked to the far-right social media platform, where hate speech and calls for violence thrive. The US Capitol insurrection could be the platform’s undoing.
Millions of supporters of Donald Trump have flocked to the far-right social media platform Parler, where hate speech thrives.
School reforms pushed by French President Emmanuel Macron are aimed at pushing Muslim students into public schools. An expert explains why this may be the wrong approach.