​​Dr Denis Dragovic 

selected Media Commentary

Scholar | Practitioner | Author | Public Commentator

Radio and Print Interviews

Syria strikes 'mean very little': expert, Australian Associated Press, 14 April 2018

The Kurds: The world's largest group of stateless people? SBS Radio, 14th April 2016

Can the UN negotiations bring peace to Syria? 4ZZZFM, 6th February 2016

Turkish Government says Islamic State behind deadly Istanbul suicide bombing, ABC Radio National, 13 Jan 2016

Why is there still fighting in Syria? 2SER, 21st December 2015

Dr Denis Dragovic on responses to Paris 94.7FM The Pulse, November 17, 2015

ABC Drawing Room, 29 September 2015

Should Australia bomb Syria? Does halal certified food fund terrorism? How best to respond to IS? 

Was Malcolm Turnbull right about Islamic State? news.com.au, July 2015

We can't impose democracy in the Middle East, 3AW, 8 Oct 2014

Opinion Pieces

The religious discrimination bill matters, because religion is worth protecting, ABC Religion and Ethics,  20 August, 2021

Surrendering rights for social causes is wrong, Herald Sun, 11 March 2021

The real clash is culture, Daily Telegraph, 5 February 2021

Twitters Trump ban drives dangerous divide between left and rightHerald Sun, 14 January 2021

Chapter: 'Religious Freedom' in Keeping Australia Right​Connor Court, 2020

What It Will Really Take To Rebuild Syria, The Globe Post, 28 February 2020

How to protect believers without a blasphemy law, The Australian, 12 June 2019

Chasing equality of opportunityThe Australian, 21 January 2019

Do you want an antagonistic society pitted against religious voices? Sydney Morning Herald, 10 October 2018

New responses to global humanitarian crises, Eureka Street, 29 June 2018

Religious Freedom Serves Us All, So Lets Keep It Safe, The Australia, 19 June 2018

Missile strikes are the easy part. What happens next is harder, Sydney Morning Herald, 16 April 2018

Is Islam compatible with Australian values? Spectator Australia, 24 Oct 2016

Federal election 2016: church should focus on its flockThe Australian, 23rd May 2016

Recognising Cultural Differences is Not RacismThe Age, 28th March 2016

We must fight the ideology behind political IslamismThe Age, 23rd March 2016

To Defeat IS We Must Get Inside Their HeadsHerald Sun, 29th February 2016

Send in the troops and IS will be strengthened, Herald Sun, 16 November, 2015

Let’s set aside slogans and openly discuss Islam, The Australian, 13th October 2015

Migrant crisis: Best solution is aid for Turkey, Lebanon and Jordan, The Australian, 8th September 2015

Australian must help the US bomb Syria, The Age, 2nd September 2015

Close the door to discussing religious differences, and risk radicalisation, The Australian, 13 May 2015

The World Fights Islamic State, The Diplomatist, December 2014

Additional articles available at The Conversation.


The Drum, ABC, 19 July 2018 discussing religious freedom beginning at 17'30'' 

The Drum, ABC, 26th April 2016

Host: Julia Baird Panel: Peter Lewis, Annabel Crabb, Denis Dragovic

The Drum, ABC, 23rd March 2016

Host: Julia Baird Panel: Tom Switzer, Greg Sheridan, Feyi Akindoyeni and Denis Dragovic.

Bloomberg TV, 23rd March 2016

Denis Dragovic discusses the terrorist attacks in Brussels with Bloomberg's Angie Lau on "First Up.

Sky News, 17th November 2015

Why attacking Islamic State with guns blazing is not the right approach

Bloomberg TV, 16th November 2015

Discusses the attacks in Paris with Bloomberg's Rishaad Salamat on "Trending Business."

Sky News, 3rd August 2015

Stan Grant, Reporting LIVE

TV New Zealand, 29 June 2015

ISIS: Four letters synonymous with terror, violence and bloodshed