The public inquiry exposes key individual failings while previous findings suggested bad luck was at play. This shows that talking to officers on the ground is vital if lessons are to be learnt.
Australia already has extensive counter-terrorism laws and does not need more. However, the government could more specifically target far-right groups in its list of proscribed organisations.
Terror alerts, such as the one recently issued by the US and UK embassies in Abuja, should be taken seriously by the Nigerian government as well as citizens.
Those who seek to cause harm are as capable of generating creative ideas as anyone else. Two psychologists and counterterrorism scholars suggest how not to overlook a new danger.
The Taliban promised not to allow Afghanistan to be used by groups seeking to attack the US, yet terrorist groups have only become more emboldened under its rule.
The US strike against al-Zawahri leaves the future of al-Qaida at a crossroads as the terrorist movement looks for a new leader.
The US gives money to help Indonesia and other countries fight terrorism. But research shows that this money might not be effective, unless it directly reaches former extremists.
The Nigerian government needs to understand that banditry is an act of warfare and should be treated as such.
It is often difficult to place an imminent terrorist attack in a location or time.
Abu Ibrahim al-Hashimi al-Qurayshi had led the terrorist group since 2019. His death may lead to uncertainty over who will replace him but may not signal the group’s demise.
The latest coup now presents a fork in the road for West African, French, and American policymakers.
Knowing the number of people who have had their citizenship removed is crucial to holding a powerful government to account.
People may think of the metaverse as virtual, but the harm terrorists and extremists could do is very real.
Military expenditure is a relevant policy option in reducing the negative effect of terrorism on economic growth in Africa.
Nigeria’s plan of de-radicalising and integrating former Boko Haram terrorists should be fine-tuned to achieve more.
Madrassas don’t just provide an education that may lead to terrorism. They provide critical financial support to impoverished people.
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?
Those born after 2001 have only known a world at ‘war on terror’. New research looks at the impact this has had on the lives of young Muslim Australians.
New Zealand’s second terrorist attack in two years highlights weaknesses in existing counter-terrorism laws. Beyond fast-tracking changes to those laws, two other legal areas need urgent review.