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Police officers search the scene following the attack which left serving soldier Drummer Lee Rigby dead. PA/Gareth Fuller

From convert to extremist: new Muslims and terrorism

It has been reported that Michael Adebolajo, one of the two suspects in the case of the Woolwich murder of a British soldier on Wednesday, is a Muslim convert. There are significant issues regarding the…
Inspire’s writer, Muslim cleric Anwar al-Awlaki, was killed in a US drone strike in November 2011. By Magharebi via Wikipedia Commons

Inspire magazine and the rise of open-source jihad

The influence of globally available jihadist propaganda on the web is well established. But we know less about how and to what extent word-of-mouth and other more local channels of communication contribute…
Islamic leaders in Melbourne called a conference yesterday to denounce the violent protests against the film ‘Innocence of Muslims’ in Sydney last Saturday. AAP

Islamic studies head defends role of academics in preventing extremism

Academics involved with Australia’s National Centre of Excellence for Islamic Studies have had “sleepless nights” tackling…

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