The President has closed the borders amid chaos after six shooting attacks, two suicide bombings and 100 people taken hostage in a theatre.
Along with this in The Oz which was written before any of this unfolded: Police chiefs step up protection for terror target officers. The article begins:
Police officers have emerged as the target of choice for Islamic State jihadists in the West, prompting the nation’s top police chiefs to take unprecedented steps to protect their officers from the threat of terrorism.
The Weekend Australian understands much of the chatter being detected now by authorities in relation to potential attacks has focused heavily on police.
Australia’s top three police chiefs — Australian Federal Police commissioner Andrew Colvin, acting NSW police commissioner Nick Kaldas and Victoria Police commissioner Graham Ashton — have told The Weekend Australian their officers are in the crosshairs of radicals inspired by Islamic State.