Londoners gather to remember.
The US and UK were attacked by suicide bombers within a few years of each other, but their responses were very different.
Commuters walk the streets after the attacks.
Crowds have the potential to provide a "fourth emergency service" - but only if we let them.
Religions can promote division and inequality in our societies.
Fundamentalists become warriors with a simple message of salvation that is found in a naïve and literal interpretation of ancient, sacred texts.
Schools should teach students about peace and pluralism to reduce radicalisation, not necessarily about every world conflict and religion. Australian teen Jake Bilardi with Islamic State fighters.
Introducing new curriculum requirements to teach young people about specific issues or requiring teachers to look out for signs of radicalisation are just as likely to have little or no impact if not supported by evidence.
No society is immune from the rise of ‘us and them’ intolerance expressed through anger and a desire for brutal revenge.
Islamic State is symptomatic of a disturbed and troubled social order. The vast crisis of dislocated people and communities is being expressed in anger, intolerance and perverted notions of honour.
Zaky Mallah argued that the government’s policies play into the hands of ‘recruitment propaganda’ designed to appeal to alienated young Muslims.
It is important that we do not entirely dismiss Zaky Mallah's comments on Q&A. He sheds light on a seductive mechanism for young Muslims that is real.
Attacks in France, Kuwait and Tunisia come against a backdrop of increasing extremist violence across the world.
François Hollande addresses the press at the Elysée Palace.
Cuts to surveillance and questions about French values were problem even before the attack near Lyon.
Tunisian security forces in Sousse.
The worst terror attack in Tunisia's history is a hideous test of everything it's accomplished since 2011.
Guarding the factory in Saint-Quentin-Fallavier.
One man is dead and two injured in an attack on a gas factory near Lyon. At least one suspect was known to French intelligence agencies.
If their deaths fighting for Islamic State in Iraq are confirmed, Khaled Sharrouf and Mohamed Elomar would be far from the first foreign fighters to be killed in the history of combat.
Foreign fighters have always posed a dual challenge: how to stop them going and what to do if they return. History offers lessons on managing these problems, including that it's hard to stop them leaving.
Australia has been reluctant to treat Islamic State as a sovereign entity under international law.
In its rush to deny overseas fighters their Australian citizenship, the government must ensure it doesn't end up endorsing the very thing it wants to repudiate.
Australia’s reaction to revelations that its citizens were fighting for IS follows a pattern of intellectual and state fear-mongering.
If governments are to maintain public support for their military ventures, war narratives must be kept simple and consistent. The underlying message must not change: the West is always the innocent victim of terrorism, never its perpetrator.
Prime Minister Tony Abbott’s hardline stance on terrorism is feeding into a national concern about threats, this year’s Lowy poll indicates.
The Abbott government's anti-terrorism pitch is tapping into and feeding a deep vein of national security fear in the Australian population.
The dogmas of ruling and rebel groups in Africa conflate political conflict and spirituality.
The failure of African states to adequately address their racial, ethnic, cultural, religious and economic differences provided the fertile ground on which rebel groups now prosper.
Discussing the rights and responsibilities of Australian citizenship is pointless without more information on the nature and justification of what is proposed.
Most of the government's discussion paper is devoted to framing citizenship in a way that is conducive to its proposal to strip dual nationals involved in terrorist activities of their citizenship.
It depends who you mean.
The new head of Oxford university says it did but while some took post-tragedy patriotism too far, others were pursuing an old agenda.
Social media used to lure teenagers to join the fight in the Middle East.
A war of words is being waged on social media by terrorist groups trying to recruit Australian teenagers to join the fight in the Middle East.
Prime Minister Tony Abbott threw aside cabinet processes last week – and he’s been singed as a result.
Quizzed about last week's sensational cabinet leak, Tony Abbott says people around Parliament House want to focus on "process but the public want the government to focus on "outcomes".
The Abbott government has announced a plan to strip dual nationals involved in terrorism of their Australian citizenship.
A number of countries – including Canada, France, the US and the UK – allow for the deprivation of citizenship on national security grounds. But the scope of ministerial discretion varies significantly.