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…

What can we really predict vis-a-vis terrorism?

I have learned a few things over the years in dealing with both counter-terrorism and countering…