A good day for anti-extremist forces

Sometimes you just have to applaud the police.  Yes, I know that they are often accused…

The challenge of stopping terrorist financing

A common refrain to many issues is ‘follow the money’.  Whether we are talking about organised…

The constant struggle between press freedom and national security

This piece appeared in The Hill Times on May 29, 2018 As Canadians we expect the…

A new front in the terrorist scourge?

When we turn our attention to terrorism – of the Islamist extremist variety – our focus…

Why it is hard to lay terrorism charges in Canada

When you try to think of London and terrorism, what comes to mind?  I’d wager the…

How China gets counter terrorism wrong

China is getting a lot of headline attention these days in Canada and elsewhere.  Most of…

The fine line between the right to protest and public safety

This piece appeared in The Hill Times on May 21, 2018 It would be hard to…

Sometimes a bomb is just a bomb

OK, so what were YOU doing at 545 Friday morning?  Sleeping soundly I sincerely hope.  As…