Damned if we do

I read an irritating op-ed piece in Al Jazeera the other day.  The author, Antonia Zerbiasis,…

Harper’s Hyper Bowl

Our prime minister is quoted as saying that “jihadi terrorism is one of the most dangerous…

Passport to freedom?

In the aftermath of the arrests of 10 Quebecers at Pierre Elliot Trudeau airport last weekend,…

Brothers at arms

According to Al Jazeera, the Islamic State recently claimed in an online statement that it carried out…

risky business

One of the more futile pursuits in the field of terrorism studies is that of trying…

Counterpoint

The CBC reported that the RCMP in Quebec arrested 10 young people last weekend on suspicion…

Another annoying selfie

I have often noted in my presentations that the terrorism analysis business is booming – pun intended. …

Welcome back Khadr? (with apologies to Elizabeth May)

I know, I know.  Not another op-ed piece on Omar Khadr, Canada’s most famous child soldier…

What terrorism and Mark Twain have in common

I cannot count the number of times a news article or an op-ed piece has declared…

Rusty spring

Former senior CIA officer Mike Morrell admitted last week that the US government badly misunderstood and…