David Wroe is national security correspondent for The Age and the Sydney Morning Herald in Canberra.
David Wroe Australian troops in Iraq have been dealing with roadside bombs, significantly raising the risk they face, as a Fairfax Media analysis shows they are shouldering a heavier burden in the fight against...
David Wroe and Gareth Hutchens Sydney businesses affected by the Martin Place siege will have their insurance payouts guaranteed after Treasurer Joe Hockey declared the siege a "terrorist incident".
David Wroe It's not quite The Beast, the legendary armoured limousine that protects the US President, but it can stop an AK-47 round or a roadside bomb blast.
David Wroe and Nino Bucci Victoria Police have been seeking access to people's phone and internet data at least 1200 times a week, prompting privacy advocates to warn such numbers will soar if controversial "data retention"...
David Wroe Foreign Minister Julie Bishop says the Nigerian government has not taken up Australia's repeated offers of help with finding hundreds of kidnapped schoolgirls.
David Wroe, National Security Correspondent Australia will join a major gathering of countries in Washington next month in the wake of the Paris attacks for a counter-terrorism summit to consider how to stop young people being drawn to violent...
David Wroe, Heath Aston Australia will join a major gathering of countries in Washington next month in the wake of the Paris attacks for a counter-terrorism summit to consider how to stop young people being drawn to violent...
David Wroe, National Security Correspondent Prime Minister Tony Abbott has admitted Australian jihadists who've returned from Syria and Iraq might not be watched around the clock but vowed they are all under "reasonable supervision".
Philip Dorling, David Wroe Australian Special Forces in Iraq are working with an elite Iraqi security force accused of killing prisoners and other human rights violations.
David Wroe, Defence Correspondent The Paris attack underscores the threat posed by foreign fighters whose training and experience abroad enables them to kill calmly and methodically, former soldiers and experts have said.
Charlie Hebdo attack: Ruthless efficiency of Paris gunmen point to dangers of returning foreign fighters
David Wroe The Paris attack underscores the threat posed by foreign fighters whose training and experience abroad enables them to kill calmly and methodically.
David Wroe Thousands of Australians attending the Gallipoli centenary on Anzac Day will be protected by nearly 4000 Turkish police and paramilitary troops amid terrorism fears.
David Wroe Australian travellers in Indonesia have been advised to show a "high degree of caution" after the United States issued a warning of possible terrorist attacks in the country.
David Wroe Prime Minister Tony Abbott has blasted in his strongest terms yet the United States' management of Iraq following the 2003 invasion, branding it a period of "chaos and confusion".
David Wroe and Latika Bourke Prime Minister Tony Abbott has broken with tradition by not taking Australian journalists on a trip to Baghdad, even cutting out a television crew that was ready and waiting in nearby Dubai.
David Wroe NSW Police Commissioner Andrew Scipione's claim that the Martin Place gunman might not have been free on bail had he been on an ASIO "watch list" has caused anger amongst federal authorities, Fairfax...
David Wroe The question of whether Monis was primarily a state or federal responsibility is very blurry.
David Wroe Man Haron Monis started sending hate-filled letters to the family of commando Luke Worsley the same day they learned of his death in Afghanistan, and Marjorie Worsley says she had never felt safe...
Tony Abbott: Australians right to ask how Sydney siege gunman Man Haron Monis was 'at large in the community'
James Massola and David Wroe Prime Minister Tony Abbott says Australians are right to ask how Sydney gunman Man Haron Monis was "entirely at large in the community".
David Wroe, National Security Correspondent Former immigration minister Philip Ruddock has said that traumatised refugees with psychological problems are part of any humanitarian refugee program, as attention focused on the background of Man...