How instant analysis failed once again in the Quebec attack

Look, I get it.  When something along the lines of the shooting in Quebec City on…

Should the attack on the Quebec City mosque have been prevented?

In the wake of the tragic events in Quebec City Sunday evening there is much more…

What constitutes an attack as an ‘act of terrorism?’ | Your Morning

Phil Gurski, former CSIS analyst, discusses with Ben Mulroney about what is known of the suspect…

Does a ban on Muslim immigrants make us safer?

Well, if there was any doubt about what a Trump presidency means for the US, and…

Should intelligence be used in court cases?

There has been an interesting development in a terrorist court case in Ottawa.  The lawyers for…

Who should we include as partners in CVE?

Last week news came out that two grassroots organisations in Minneapolis had received between them over…

When fake news makes us less safe

Think what you want about fake news, or “alternative facts” as they are now known, but…

Just how sophisticated are most terrorists anyway?

Sometimes I think most of us get terrorism very, very wrong.  I am not sure whether…

Does “institutionalised exclusion” lead to radicalisation?

Quebec is a very interesting province for many reasons, not least of which is the tremendous…

Are the Muslim hordes at the gates of Vienna again?

Humans are really good at categorisation.  Babies learn pretty quickly how to group different objects into…