1. The ongoing presence or enduring legacies of colonialism motivated many 20th century acts of terrorism. How relevant is the concept of colonialism for understanding terrorism in the 21st century?
2. The increasing prominence of violent white supremacist groups in western nations such as Australia challenges the current use of the term ‘terrorism’. Should such groups be understood as terrorists, or should the concept of terrorism be rethought?
1. Recent months have witnessed serious mass casualty events carried out using guns or cars in crowded urban settings. In seeking to prevent such events, should attacks using cars be treated as a separate or related phenomenon to attacks with guns?
2. ISIS poses an immediate physical danger to people in Iraq and Syria, however, its ideas are used rhetorically to justify violence in many places around the world. Name one thing Australia should do and another it should not do in order to reduce harm.