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Advancing the interests of Australia and Australians internationally

Australian Government - Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Advancing the interests of Australia and Australians internationally

Transnational Terrorism: The Threat to Australia

Australian Government Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, 2004

ISBN 1 920959 04 1

On 29 March 2004, the Prime Minister, Mr Howard, announced the Government's intention to prepare a White Paper on terrorism. The White Paper, titled 'Transnational Terrorism: The Threat to Australia', was publicly launched by the Minister for Foreign Affairs, Mr Downer, at the National Press Club in Canberra on 15 July. The White Paper represents the Government's views and analysis and is based on expert advice from a range of sources. more...

CONTENTS

  • Foreword by the Minister for Foreign Affairs, Alexander Downer
  • Overview
  • Chapter 1 - Facing the Changing Nature of Modern Terrorism
  • Chapter 2 - A New Kind of Foe
  • Chapter 3 - The Evolution and Influence of Al Qaida
  • Chapter 4 - The Evolution of Transnational Extremist-Muslim Terrorist Groups in South-East Asia
  • Chapter 5 - The Terrorist Threat in South-East Asia
  • Chapter 6 - The Threat to Australia and Australia's Interests
  • Chapter 7 - Countering the Terrorist Threat
  • Chapter 8 - An Enduring Campaign

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