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ISIS goes global

Following the tragic terror attacks in Paris, the world turns its attention to the organisation behind the carnage.

Do we now need to rethink our approach toward ISIS, previously characterised as a domestic terror group but which is now acting like a state engaged in a global war.

Can a discourse of tolerance, multiculturalism, and solidarity survive the sectarian and political polarisation that such attacks aim to provoke.

Dr Benjamin MacQueen (Department of Politics and International Relations, School of Social Sciences at Monash University) and Dr Joshua Roose (Institute for Religion, Politics and Society, Australian Catholic University) talked with Jonathan Green on ABC Radio National, Sunday Extra.

For more information and to listen to the audio of the interview.

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