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Terror expert calls for caution from authorities following Queanbeyan fatal stabbing

Dr Nicola McGarrity speaks to the Canberra Times (16 April 2017), regarding the labelling of criminal acts as terror attacks and her warning to authorities.

"The nature of terrorism is such that when people hear that word, they jump to conclusions, and it creates a sense of hysteria and fear in public," Dr McGarrity said.

She went on to say, "The danger in doing that is to create a broad sense of fear in the public that's unjustified."

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