Ignoring the terrorism threat – a good thing

I went to a football game yesterday (Canadian – not American – football – not soccer).…

Refugees and terrorism

The debate on refugees has taken a nasty turn in Canada and the US.  Some US…

How safe are we?

In  the wake of the attacks in Paris in November 2015, which were merely the latest…

The cost of indiscriminate military action

The frustration is mounting.  People angry and saddened about the Paris attacks want the perpetrators brought…

Terrorism begins at home sometimes

In the wake of the Paris attacks and continuing developments, we have been inundated with dire…

In search of expertise

This blog entry may get snarky at times and for that I apologise in advance.  But there…

Terrorism and life

As we sift through the carnage and horror of last Friday’s terrorist attacks in Paris we…

What do we really know about what happened in Paris?

We live in an age of instant information.  This is largely a good thing.   We…

Lessons from France – part 3

A few days ago I stood overlooking what was no-man’s land outside the little town of…

Lessons from France – part 2

Staying with the theme of the catastrophic loss of life in Paris two nights ago, one…