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Expert Comment

Expert commentary is important for community discourse (especially on national security) - but only where relevant to the expert's research focus. I believe countering terrorism is not simply an act undertaken by authorities, but an evolving project that occurs in conjunction with broader society and in support of democratic principles. That is why I provide expert comment, where and when it relates to my research. Find some of my media contributions below. For full media coverage, follow this link.

Beach Walk

21 April 2019

The first step in coming to terms with the attack in Christchurch is to understand that it has been produced by right wing extremism, both in Australia and internationally...

10 August 2019

Last weekend the El Paso shooter killed 22 people and injured 24 in an attack seemingly inspired by right-wing extremism...

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Parliament House

16 July 2020

We must not overlook the non-violent strategies serving the hostile ideologies of the far right...

4 September 2020

As violent clashes have escalated between right- and left-wing protesters in the US city of Portland...

Street Protest
Lemon Meringue Pie

30 April 2021

Right wing extremism is often portrayed as being the sole domain of angry white men – and occasionally their wives. Despite this...

10 January 2022

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, extremists have sought exploit the pandemic environment to serve...

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