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Andrew Zammit

Andrew Zammit is a researcher at Monash University's Global Terrorism Research Centre and a PhD candidate at the University of Melbourne. His research has focused on violent extremism, particularly on terrorist threats to Australia. He has published several academic and media articles on terrorism, national security laws and human rights. He is also Deputy Editor for Australian Policy Online and maintains a blog, The Murphy Raid. 

Articles by Andrew Zammit (1)

  • Terrorism: It's not all in the numbers

    In responding to terrorist threats (such as Islamic State's highly publicised targeting of Australian suburbs and landmarks), governments need to avoid worsening the very fear that terrorists seek to generate. One popular but flawed method of attempting to undercut this fear is to point out how few deaths terrorist acts cause in Western countries.