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Category Archives: Australia

December 18, 2014

Across the globe Islamic extremism threatens us all

Originally published in The Daily Express
On MONDAY two civilians died among the dozens taken hostage by a Muslim gunman in a coffee shop in Sydney. On Tuesday a gang of uniformed gunmen massacred 132 children and nine others at a school …

Posted in Australia, CRT Editorial, Defence, Extremism, Opinion Editorial, Pakistan, Religious Fundamentalism, Spotlight, Terrorism & Security
December 15, 2014

Sydney siege: The West faces growing threat of ‘small scale, lone wolf’ terrorism

Originally published in International Business Times
The unfolding hostage siege in Sydney is part of a growing trend of “small scale, lone actor” terrorism across the Western world, according to The Henry Jackson Society.
The thinktank told IBTimes UK that the terrorist threat is …

Posted in Australia, CRT News Coverage, News Coverage, Terrorism & Security
September 18, 2014

Why is Australia facing a domestic terror crisis?

Originally Published on Channel 4 News
‘Isis is urging followers to carry out public beheadings, says Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott. How did the country become a target and how do counter-terrorism officials respond?
Australia says it has completed its largest domestic …

Posted in Australia, CRT News Coverage, Extremism, ISIS, News Coverage, Terrorism & Security
September 7, 2014

Muslim leaders continue to betray Australia by condemning Tony Abbott

Originally published in Herald Sun

‘Australia’s top Muslim leaders have betrayed us again. Should we finally conclude the real problem is not their weakness but their faith?

Twice in three weeks, Islamist terrorists have beheaded American journalists as a warning to the …

Posted in Australia, Extremism, News Coverage, Religious Fundamentalism
July 26, 2012

Another former Guantanamo detainee triumphs in court

It emerged this week that the Australian government has dropped its attempts to stop former Guantanamo Bay detainee, David Hicks, from profiting from his autobiography ‘My Journey’. The government argued that he should not be allowed to profit from the book …

Posted in Australia, Terrorism & Security, The Scoop
July 21, 2011

Audio: The Rise of China and the Future of US Asia-Pacific Policy

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Posted in Australia, China

The Rise of China and the Future of US Asia-Pacific Policy – A View From Australia

By kind invitation of Damian Collins MP, The Henry Jackson Society was pleased to host a discussion with The Hon Chris Pyne, Federal Member for Sturt, Australian House of Representatives.  An expert on foreign affairs quite apart from his varied …

Posted in Australia, China, Democracy & Development, Economy, Event