Attorney-General George Brandis and Prime Minister Tony Abbott. via

During the last week of September, some 800 Australian Federal Police officers raided houses across the western suburbs of Sydney and arrested more than a dozen men on terrorism and related charges. The most dramatic case was against a man who had been communicating with a former Sydney Muslim street preacher who had joined the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria. The preacher instructed the Sydney man to go to the city’s central business...

 

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