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Modern extremists are 'young, well-educated, articulate, and middle class': ASIO boss

Sally Whyte
By Sally Whyte
Updated March 17 2021 - 8:23pm, first published 8:30am
The Director-General of Security Mike Burgess on Wednesday. Picture: Sitthixay Ditthavong

Ideological extremism now makes up about 40 per cent of ASIO's counter-terrorism caseload, the spy agency's boss has warned.

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Sally Whyte

Sally Whyte

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