The Lessons of History Give a Perspective on Terrorism – Hope 103.2

The Lessons of History Give a Perspective on Terrorism

Professor Wayne Reynolds, a historian from the University of Newcastle shares insights on the question of terrorism.

By Stephen O'DohertyTuesday 30 May 2017Open House InterviewsNewsReading Time: 1 minute

How do we understand the Lindt Cafe seige in light of other world events: was it terrorism or a different form of criminal act?

How does it differ from Manchester? The answer matters, because it helps determine how to understand, and respond to, similar events.

Historian Professor Wayne Reynolds of Newcastle University makes sense of what is happening today based on past events. Does history tell us how the ‘war on terror’ will play out?