Dr Maria Norris is a political scientist researching terrorism and national security. She is a Fellow at the London School of Economics and Political Science. She tweets as @MariaWNorris.
The Prime Minister's speech after the London Bridge attack reflects her misguided desire for unbridled security powers.
The contrast between the murders of Lee Rigby and Jo Cox is stark.
The sinister story of legislation in Britain following the New York terrorist attacks.
A bad policy by any other name is still a bad policy.
Unfortunately, most of the official responses reinforce an unfounded belief about two civilisations clashing.
Islamists count for 38 per cent of lone wolf terror attacks. But far-right extremists are catching up.
Our policy responses - and our narratives about terror - are all too often about us versus them.
The government appears not to understand the nature of its enemy, warns Maria Norris.
David Cameron's speech was billed as a drastic break from the past. But the reality is this speech could easily have been delivered by Tony Blair or Gordon Brown.
Our leaders are repeating the same decade old narrative - and are left with the same problems, says Maria Norris.
The Zombie PM
The doomed premiership of Theresa May