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June Today in Terrorism

June 17, 1995: Bombing of French consulate in Australia

On June 17, 1995 two people firebombed the French Consulate in Perth protesting a decision by the French government to renew nuclear tests in the South Pacific

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A terrorist by any other name…

Failing to label terrorists accurately can undermine both our understanding as well as our ability to combat it – enough with political correctness!

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February Today in Terrorism

February 13, 1978: Lethal bomb planted in Sydney garbage bin

On this day in 1978 a garbage truck compactor set off a bomb that had been placed in a bin immediately outside the Hilton Hotel in Sydney

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ISIS Quick Hits Video

Should we keep jihadis locked up for our own safety?

Armed ISIS wannabe dead after being shot by police on Logan Motorway in Australia.

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Sydney hostage crisis – December 15, 2014

The 2014 Sydney hostage crisis occurred when a lone gunman, Man Haron Monis, held hostage ten customers and eight employees of a Lindt chocolate café.

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Today in Terrorism: November 23, 1986 – Turkish consulate bombing in Melbourne

Armenian terrorism may strike some as yesteryear’s scourge but the Turkish government’s refusal to acknowledge the 1915 genocide could spur more action.

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Today in Terrorism: 9 November 2015 Cameroon, 2018 Melbourne

Knife and bomb attacks carried out by lone terrorists in Australia and Cameroon show terrorism can occur at the hands of an individual.