terrorism

New home affairs department seems to be more about politics than reform

The rationale seems to conflate the important intelligence review with an inadequately justified rearrangement of federal government agencies, writes Professor John Blaxland.

Berlin attack: security intelligence has limits in preventing truck-borne terror

The Christmas market truck assault in Berlin, which has left 12 dead and dozens injured, is a disturbing echo of the truck-borne attack on Bastille Day celebrants on the Nice promenade in July.

How ISIS changed the world again

In this public lecture Robert Pape will explain the rise of ISIS, its goals, targeting logic, and the group's recent shift to spectacular attacks in the cont

Former Australian soldiers caught up in Yemen's civil war, concerns for human rights

Former Australian soldiers play a key role in a Saudi-led military onslaught against Yemeni rebels, in a conflict which human rights groups are alarmed by.

Dr John Blaxland warns against Australia sending troops into Syria

As France launched a second round of air strikes against Islamic State in Syria, one of Australia’s leading defence experts has warned against deploying Aussie troops on the ground.

World reels after attacks on Paris

Dr John Blaxland with Mark Parton and Diana Abdel-Rahmen on 2CC talking about responses to Daesh terrorism.

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