Radicalisation, lone wolves and terrorism

With four arrests made this morning, the police investigation into the shooting of New South Wales Police employee Curtis Cheng is gathering pace. The debate about how such a tragedy could have occurred is also being revived, and this morning we published a piece by David Wells warning that it would be premature to immediately re-examine Australia’s counter-terrorism laws in light of this tragedy.

For more background on the issues raised by last Friday’s shooting, here are some extracts from earlier Interpreter pieces on the subject of ‘lone wolf’ attacks, radicalisation and counter-terrorism.


Some interesting reading here.