The long arm of the terrorist law

When a terrorist act occurs there are a number of inevitable events that follow immediately afterwards.…

The psychology of terrorism

The field of psychology has taken quite a hit lately.  Since the true test of scientific…

Refugees and terrorism

The photo has already become iconic.  The picture of the little Kurdish boy lying face down…

What to do with “former” terrorists?

When our security and law enforcement agencies do their jobs when it comes to terrorism, violent…

Choosing between the letter and the spirit of the law

We make laws to reflect our values and to protect ourselves from those that would undermine…

Not very intelligent – part two

In an earlier blog post I spoke of the dangers of allowing intelligence analysis to be…

The “knows” have it

In what seems likes eons ago,  former US Secretary of Defence Donald Rumsfeld once provided his…

Trains, planes and automobiles

So this guy gets on a train traveling from Brussels to Paris, pulls out a couple…

Signs of the times

Another group of young people disappears and ends up in Syria.  Another set of families devastated.…

Looking in the mirror

Canadians remember the 1988 Seoul Olympics when “our” sprinter Ben Johnson won gold in the 100-metre…