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Brussels Airport bombers Brahim and Khalid el-Bakraoui had previously spent time in prison. EPA/Interpol

The new breed of terrorists: criminals first, Islamists second

Apart from having little or no knowledge of religion, the new crop of Islamic State recruits come primed for violence with a different set of skills, honed through criminal activity.
The Sydney Opera House was illuminated in the colours of the French flag following the 2015 Paris attacks. Clint Budd/Flickr

In Conversation: Australia’s ambassador to France, Stephen Brady, on terrorism and multicultural societies

Arnaud Mercier spoke with Stephen Brady, Australia's ambassador to France, about Australia's role in the fight against terrorism, and his own country's approach to creating a multicultural society.
Christmas Eve 2015, Paris. Philippe Wojazer/Reuters

Was 2015 such a terrible year? And what will 2016 look like?

Well Santa has come and gone, at least for the largest proportion of the world’s population. And, as we reach the end of the year, it is inevitably time to review recent trends and the prospects for 2016…
French papers have a range of views on COP21, but even more views about terrorism. Cathy Alexander

Despite the climate talks, French media are still focused on terrorism

France was prepared to be on the world stage in late 2015. But not like this. As the Paris climate summit reached its halfway mark on Saturday, the local media was still largely preoccupied with the terrorist…
The French flag flies over flowers, candles and messages in tribute to victims outside the Le Carillon restaurant a week after a series of deadly attacks in Paris, France last November. Charles Platiau/Reuters

When fear is a weapon: how terror attacks influence mental health

It is probably not a surprise that a terror attack can have a major impact on people's mental health. But what sort of effects are common, and how long do they last?
A woman sits on a curb at the scene of a shooting on the Las Vegas Strip, Monday, Oct. 2, 2017, in Las Vegas. AP Photo/John Locher

Six things to know about mass shootings in America

In the wake of the tragedy in Las Vegas, a criminologist reviews recent research to dispel common misconceptions about mass shootings.

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