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Defeated in Syria and Iraq, Islamic State is now rebuilding in Indonesia

They might have been chased out of the Middle East, but Islamic State is now setting up shop on our doorstep.

Current Affairs Wrap: Trump’s taxing move, Melbourne CBD attack, Australia’s biggest meth bust

The last work week of the year would unfortunately not go quietly, as Donald Trump eviscerated the taxation system, complicated violent sped through the Melbourne CBD and history was made at the end of a cuff.

Current Affairs Wrap: North Korea touches Japan, Postal survey kicks off, South Park hacks Amazon

Welcome back to another week of your life that you won’t be getting back. But don’t think about that, North Korea has launched warheads over Japan.

Here’s how Islamic extremism and the far-right feed off each other

They’re two vastly opposing spheres of political thought, but Islamic extremism and the far-right actually need each other to survive, to keep on hating each other. Here’s how.

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TBS Next Gen: Remembering Zynab, a girl that could have been any of us

What does the next generation think of today’s issues? The Big Smoke’s Next Gen program publishes Australian students mentored by TBS writers. Today, Giselle Atlas (11) celebrates Zynab Al Harbiya, the 12-year-old Australian victim of Islamic State.

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