David Wroe is national security correspondent for The Age and the Sydney Morning Herald in Canberra.
David Wroe The dramatic fall of the Iraqi city of Ramadi to the Islamic State terror group is unlikely to prompt a rethink of the strategy being pursued by Australia and its allies, Fairfax Media understands.
Michael Bachelard and David Wroe Australia's top Islamic State recruiter, Neil Prakash, has sought out and connected via social media with a radical Melbourne-based sheikh who has a large following among young Muslim men in the...
Michael Bachelard, David Wroe A new breed of online, largely anonymous supporters of Islamic State are inciting jihad from the comfort of their homes.
David Wroe National Security Correspondent Across Europe, and particularly in Germany, newspapers this week carried stories that asked: Could Australia's tough border protection regime serve as a model for Europe?
David Wroe In Port Vila, the clean-up has begun. Two-thirds of the city has power and the supermarkets are open, but fresh food is scarce.
David Wroe The challenges of building Australia's next fleet of submarines are so high that it can't be guaranteed nothing will go awry, an expert warns.
Noel Towell, John Garnaut and David Wroe The government denies manipulating figures as criticism of its ADF pay back down grows.
Rachel Olding and David Wroe The federal police would not change anything about the way they handled the Bali 9 investigation and continue to use the same guidelines for tipping off overseas police about Australian citizens.
David Wroe Australia's top counter-terrorism police officer has expressed concern that a rising number of "cleanskin" jihadis who have radicalised rapidly below the radar of police are slipping overseas to...
Rachel Olding and David Wroe A western Sydney student accused of plotting to kill a random white person in an Islamic State terror attack tried to join the Australian army but was rejected, his family says.
Rachel Olding and David Wroe The two men behind an alleged terror plot to kill a random person in Sydney on Tuesday were not on any police radars or intelligence watchlists, underlying a worrying trend towards "lone-wolf"...
David Wroe, James Massola and Paul Bibby Prime Minister Tony Abbott has ordered an urgent inquiry into the deadly Martin Place siege as the NSW Police faced fierce scrutiny over why the gunman was free despite the raft of serious criminal...
David Wroe, James Massola and Heath Aston The man behind Sydney’s siege, Man Haron Monis, expressed outrage about Prime Minister Tony Abbott’s “Team Australia” comments in a series of online tirades.
Tom Allard and David Wroe A man brandishing a gun, an Islamic flag and – possibly – possessing a bomb took customers and staff hostage at a cafe in Martin Place, sparking a terrifying standoff with police and...
David Wroe, National Security Correspondent The national terrorism threat level is unlikely to be raised as a result of Monday's siege in Sydney, Fairfax Media understands.
David Wroe Police have obviously been expecting this when they boosted Australia's terrorist alert a few months ago, but "lone wolf"-style attacks still represent their worst nightmare, experts say.
David Wroe, Defence Correspondent Defence Minister David Johnston's office is in chaos, with two staff members shown the door as the Defence Department launched an investigation into a damaging leak of the minister's expense receipts.
David Wroe, Defence Correspondent Alleged rapists and sexual abusers likely to still be serving in Defence Force.
David Wroe and Sarah Whyte The ABC's newsrooms are bracing for job losses as the national broadcaster's board prepares to spend the weekend finding savings that are tipped to include 400 redundancies across the organisation.
David Wroe The Australian Army has been chosen as one of the 50 best employers of women in the Asia-Pacific region.