The terrorist next door

Following up on yesterday’s blog about a possible Canadian who knifed a police officer at Flint…

What if the Flint Airport attacker was Canadian?

When you work for CSIS or the RCMP in national security the one thing that keeps…

Canada’s proposed new security oversight is a good thing

After much delay, the  Trudeau government announced today that it will introduce legislation into the House…

A good day for Canadian  justice and a good day for national security

Canadian courts are showing themselves to be prudent and worthy interpreters of the law of the…

Do we apply the label ‘terrorism’ inconsistently?

A man drives a van into a crowd of Muslims near a mosque in London, possibly…

Is there a problem with terrorism ‘indicators’?

One criticism that has been leveled a lot in the post 9/11 period is that governments,…

Could the terrorist threat to Canada get a lot worse?

Most people in Canada have a good impression of Sweden I would think.  Whether it focuses…

Trends in analysis and why they tend to be wrong

I am a big Isaac Asimov fan (and a big science fiction fan in general, although…

When hate speech leads to violence

The Fisher King is a 1991 film starring the late Robin Williams and Jeff Bridges  in…

Terrorists to the left of me, terrorists to the right

I suppose it was inevitable.  An armed attack on Republicans at a baseball practice in Virginia…