Pete has researched and been involved in networks devoted to countering violent extremism in Australia and promoting social cohesion. From 2009-13 he was a co-chief investigator on the Australian Research Council Project, ‘Understanding Terrorism in an Australian Context: Radicalisation, De-Radicalisation and Counter-Radicalisation’. He has briefed various allied countries’ civil servants on terrorism-related matters (Australia, Singapore, UK, US,), and has contributed to Australian counter-terrorism professional and police training programs.
Pete also actively researches topics in contemporary Russian politics and political violence in the former USSR.
Peter Lentini's Articles
Episode 8: What's Rightfully Ours
Fear is often a key driver of right wing extremists. In this episode we explore why reaching out to those on the fringes of extremism could help them change direction.
Episode 3: The Future of Terrorism
Monash academics and industry experts provide a fresh perspective on strategies for dealing with terrorism.
Putin on the glitz
Vladimir Putin focused on revived Russian pride in the lead-up to his unsurprising re-election for a fourth presidential term.