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Australia Addresses the Growing Threat of Returning Foreign Fighters
July 31, 2019

Australia Addresses the Growing Threat of Returning Foreign Fighters

By Marcus Tantau
New laws allow the government to prevent Australians with suspected terrorism links from entering the country.

Australia Will Repatriate 8 Children From Islamic State Families
June 25, 2019

Australia Will Repatriate 8 Children From Islamic State Families

By Rod McGuirk
PM Morrison announced the first organized repatriation of Australian nationals from IS battlegrounds.
Australia-Philippines Defense Ties in the Spotlight in Turnbull Visit
November 16, 2017

Australia-Philippines Defense Ties in the Spotlight in Turnbull Visit

By Prashanth Parameswaran
The premier’s trip to Manila brought the security realm of relations into greater focus.

New Australia Military Terror Aid For the Philippines?
August 31, 2017

New Australia Military Terror Aid For the Philippines?

By Prashanth Parameswaran
A closer look at recent headlines about additional counterterrorism support Canberra could provide to Manila.

A New Islamic State Base in the Philippines?
March 28, 2017

A New Islamic State Base in the Philippines?

By Prashanth Parameswaran
Australia’s Foreign Minister Julie Bishop joins a growing list of officials highlighting the threat.

Malaysia, Australia Talk Terror Amid Rising Islamic State Threat
March 16, 2017

Malaysia, Australia Talk Terror Amid Rising Islamic State Threat

By Prashanth Parameswaran
ISIS was a key agenda item in discussions between Malaysia’s defense minister and Australia’s foreign minister.

Language, Religion and Terrorism in Australia
December 02, 2015

Language, Religion and Terrorism in Australia

By Helen Clark
Some Australians are confusing language with religion, and with terrorism.
Flags Symbolize Canberra’s Terror Focus
July 12, 2015

Flags Symbolize Canberra’s Terror Focus

By Helen Clark
Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott is making liberal use of Australian flags.

Lowy Poll: Terrorism Not China Australia’s Biggest Concern
July 02, 2015

Lowy Poll: Terrorism Not China Australia’s Biggest Concern

By Elliot Brennan
Only 24 percent of Australians feel “very safe” in their country.

Australia: Kinder, Gentler Counterterrorism?
June 17, 2015

Australia: Kinder, Gentler Counterterrorism?

By Helen Clark
The Countering Violent Extremism Summit offers a contrast to government rhetoric on terrorism.

Constructing the ‘Terrorist’ Identity
May 19, 2015

Constructing the ‘Terrorist’ Identity

By Shafiul Huq
A Melbourne arrest “exemplifies the hysteria that permeates Australia’s anti-terror climate.”
Abbott's Tough Talk on Terror
February 25, 2015

Abbott's Tough Talk on Terror

By Helen Clark
In his national security speech earlier this week, the prime minister pointed to a rising terror threat facing Australia.

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