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GREG AUSTIN. Australians have little to fear from terrorism at home – here’s why.

According to an ANU poll, more than half of the country’s adults are concerned Australia will be a target for terrorism at home and strongly believe the government needs to introduce greater preventive measures to combat it. But the reality … Continue reading

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MICHAEL WESLEY. The dangerous politics of national security. (Repost from Policy Series)

In January 2013, as she launched her government’s National Security Strategy, then Prime Minister Julia Gillard proclaimed that Australia’s decade of terrorism was over. Her argument was that al Qaeda had failed to regenerate after being degraded in the aftermath … Continue reading

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Michael Wesley. The Dangerous Politics of National Security.

 Policy Series In January 2013, as she launched her government’s National Security Strategy, then Prime Minister Julia Gillard proclaimed that Australia’s decade of terrorism was over. Her argument was that al Qaeda had failed to regenerate after being degraded in … Continue reading

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