Category Archives: Democracy And Terrorism

Frank Furedi: jihadists amongst us

By Frank Furedi * It is not just the threat of particular horrific acts of terror on the streets of Sydney that Australia has woken up to this week (September 15 – 19, 2014) It is the disturbing realisation a … Continue reading

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Provocation as terrorist strategy

By Andrew L. Urban Let’s hope Daniel Pipes is right (Boston attacks alert the West, The Australian, April 29, 2013) in being cautiously optimistic about the West “repulsing the Islamist threat” – by sheer weight of public opinion. The problem … Continue reading

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Can democracy calm jihadists?

By Andrew L. Urban “We can’t build a global set of moral values while each religion is in its own moral ghetto, eg the Taliban, whose moral code is anathema to everyone else.” Richard Dawkins I used to think it’s only … Continue reading

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