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National Security and Counter-Terrorism
George Brandis
06 November 2015

On Friday 6 Nov. Senator the Hon. George Brandis QC, the Commonwealth Attorney-General, Vice-President of the Executive Council and Leader of the Government in the Senate joined CIS members and friends for lunch where he…

Magna Carta: Celebrating 800 Years of Law and Liberty
James Spigelman, Christian Porter
15 June 2015

On June 15th, 2015 celebrations will be held around the world to mark the 800th anniversary of one of history’s most important documents. The Great Charter, witnessed and sealed in the meadows of Runnymede in…

What are we fighting for? Islamism and the threat to liberal values
David Kilcullen
12 November 2014

As prepared I want first to thank the Centre for Independent Studies for the opportunity to be part of this event, with its rich tradition of provocative debate. I want to thank the team for…