How NYE's terror plot was thwarted and the risk we face today

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May 15, 201932m | se1 : e7
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How NYE's terror plot was thwarted and the risk we face today
May 15 '1932m | se1e7
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It was seeing his policeman father's handling of a suburban mass shooting that convinced Peter Moroney to join the force, then, in the wake of 9/11, terrorism became the focus of his career. In those early years of the counter-terrorism command, it was hard to believe there were Australian citizens living among us who wished us harm, he says. But we've been within days of a major attack, and, as the threat from domestic Islamic-based terrorism has increased, the more likelihood there is that one of those threats will get through.

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