The far right white supremacist threat to the US

I am not going to jump on the bandwagon and categorically call what happened in Charlottesville,…

Denying citizenship to one extremist and handing it to another

I see that Ernst Zundel died the other day.  For many Canadians of a certain age…

What have we learned from the Aaron Driver case one year later?

A year ago Canada dodged a terrorist bullet when the almost 25-year old Muslim convert Aaron…

The terrorist view from Bangladesh

Sometimes small things point to large changes. During my short visit last week to Dhaka, the…

Should the state take away passports from terrorists? A definite yes

Most citizens don’t like terrorists and think they should be punished to the fullest extent of…

What does the foiled Australian terrorist plot tell us?

Last Saturday’s arrest in Sydney, Australia of four men in an alleged terrorism plot was the…

Are the Saudis really on our side in counter terrorism?

One country that remains a mystery to many is Saudi Arabia.  A relatively new state –…

Canadian exports: softwood lumber, minerals…and terrorism?

July 1 is of course an important day for Canadians.  We may not wear our patriotism…

Terrorism and mental illness make poor bedfellows

Most people have a hard time wrapping their heads around the sanity behind terrorism.  Surely those…

Suffer the children of IS

If there is one searing image of the fall of Communism in Eastern Europe it is…