Melbourne anti-terrorism raids: Heavily armed police search property at Greenvale

Updated 8 May 2015, 18:50 AESTOfficers from Victoria and the Australian Federal Police conduct anti-terrorism raids in Melbourne’s northern suburbs as part of an ongoing investigation. The bomb squad were called in to search the property at Greenvale during anti-terrorism raids. (Credit: AAP) Officers from Victoria and the Australian Federal Police are conducting anti-terrorism raids…

Counterterrorism Conundrum

Rethinking Security Policy in Australia and Southeast Asia By Joseph Chinyong Liow  December 17, 2014 A hostage runs towards a police officer outside Lindt cafe where other were being held in central Sydney on December 15, 2014. (Jason Reed /Courtesy Reuters) Since the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, Australia has enacted some of the harshest…

Modelling the effectiveness of counter-terrorism interventions

Link to Resource: Modelling the effectiveness of counter-terrorism interventionshttp://apo.org.au/sites/all/modules/pubdlcnt/pubdlcnt.php?nid=40167&file=http://aic.gov.au/media_library/publications/tandi_pdf/tandi475.pdf External Links icon Report broken link  Gentry White, Lorraine Mazerolle, Michael Porter, Peter Chalk Australian Institute of Criminology Government of Australia 16 June 2014 This paper finds that for Indonesia, the Philippines and Thailand, reactive types of  counter-terrorism interventions, such as arrests, indictments, imprisonments, assassinations and…

UK : The crucial world of counter terror collaboration

  As the Home Affairs Committee recommends a shift in responsibility for terrorism matters, Andrew Staniforth examines the key relationship between the police and security services. Date – 13th May 2014 By – Andrew Staniforth – Police Oracle The recent recommendations by MPs for national counter-terrorism issues to be moved from the police to the…

Vol 8, No 1 (2014): Perspectives on Terrorism

Table of Contents Introduction to the Issue Welcome from the Editors PDF HTML Alex P. Schmid   Articles Perspectives on Counterterrorism: From Stovepipes to a Comprehensive Approach PDF HTML Ronald Crelinsten   Analysing Terrorism from a Systems Thinking Perspective PDF HTML Lukas Schoenenberger, Andrea Schenker-Wicki, Mathias Beck   Evidence-Based Counterterrorism or Flying Blind? How to…