10 Dec 2020

Suggested counter-terrorism agency needs decent funding to be effective - expert

From Morning Report, 7:51 am on 10 December 2020

An expert in far-right extremism says any new counter-terrorism agency would have to be well funded to make a difference.

The Royal Commission of Inquiry into the Christchurch attacks found no failure which could have resulted in authorities detecting the terror attack early.

Massey University Professor Paul Spoonley the resources need to be enough to sift through a morass of online content to find the extremism.

Professor Spoonley speaks to Susie Ferguson.