Sinjar, Iraq: Ruined home in Sinjar, destroyed during the war with the Islamic State.

UNSW Middle East expert, Dr Farida says killing ISIS’s leader will not end its terrorism, but tapping into youth grievances could stop lone-wolf attacks.


Two UNSW Business School academics say the support for violent, criminal and terrorist organisations often increases if they’re given opportunities to provide social services.

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Study produces new evidence and insights about how media and social media coverage can increase the public harms of terrorism.


Global Security PLuS, a new think tank that mines the expertise of three of the world’s leading universities to identify and respond to threats in global security, will be launched at UNSW on 19 July.


Claiming to act on behalf of a terrorist network is not enough to amount to terrorism, writes George Williams.


A UNSW Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on biosecurity and bioterrorism is drawing people from a wide range of backgrounds.


The urgency for Australia to understand the drivers of terrorism has never been so critical, writes Steve Killelea, Founder and Executive Chairman of the Institute for Economics and Peace.


A focus on collaboration between nations, rather than on shutting borders, is the key to countering terrorism, writes Christopher Michaelsen.

Peter Greste

In this edited excerpt of the 2016 Gandhi Oration, Peter Greste, the Australian journalist jailed on confected terrorism charges in Egypt, reflects on how governments and extremists are using the War on Terror as cover for their attacks on freedom of speech. 

Indonesian children

A minority sect in Indonesia had its village burnt to the ground on suspicions it was connected to terrorism. The targeting of this group represents just one incident in a long pattern of vigilante violence, writes Melissa Crouch.