Islamic State (IS)
The reality of terrorism: Old and new
Following the terror attacks in London and Manchester, a University of Melbourne expert looks at how terrorism has changed, and if it's changed that much.
Taking a clear-eyed look at terrorism
Seeing Islamic terrorism as a transnational ideological movement, rather than focussing on individual attacks, will help the West better respond to the threat.
Strong values and resilience will beat terrorism
The Paris attacks show only a combined effort across all levels – and our democratic values – can defeat the uncertainties and risks global terrorism brings.
Don’t rush in, think about the bigger picture
A robust military response to the Paris attacks must be rejected for a broader solution to the refugee crisis across the Middle East.
How Putin’s bombers are raising the stakes
Vladimir Putin has dramatically raised the stakes across the Middle East by launching his jets on IS targets in Syria, says University of Melbourne expert