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What can we learn from the German experience on repatriating ISIS terrorists?

Episode 171: What to do with Western ISIS ‘foreign fighters’? So many countries are struggling with what to do with their citizens who thought joining ISIS was a good idea.  While many died over in Iraq and Syria many survived and want to come home.  Not surprisingly, what policy is best to follow is not […]

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What ‘colour’ are foreign fighters in Ukraine?

The war in Ukraine has led to a new wave of ‘foreign fighters’. Who are these people and what is their agenda?

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Canadian Intelligence Eh!

The intelligence/evidence conundrum in Canada

Evidence is crucial to a successful prosecution in court: what if the information comes from an intelligence source?

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Canadian courts need to change how they consider terrorism

Canadian courts have an unfortunate tendency to not take terrorism seriously and treat it appropriately. How can we change this?

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Canadian government inattention to intelligence dates back to the Gouzenko affair

Why is it that a series of Canadian governments is incapable to take what their intelligence agencies tell them about national security threats?

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A burning desire for revenge…or terrorism?

If arson is committed for political purposes does that not make it an act of terrorism? Not in Canada it seems!

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Is Canada really taking Chinese interference seriously?

Canadian intelligence and journalists have warned that China is engaged in influence peddling – and worse – for decades. So what is the government doing about it?

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We do not benefit from the whitewashing of terrorism

Looking back at a terrorist plot 15 years later only to force it through the filter of ‘racism’ is just plain wrong and unhelpful.

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When it come to Islamophobia who is actually behind it?

Canada appoints an Islamophobia ‘czar’, convinced that it is all too ‘prevalent’. But who are the real Islamophobes? Spoiler alert: not who you may think.

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The courts and terrorism: what role is most ‘judicious’

What role should our courts play in counter terrorism? Are there court cases in which there are frivolous accusations as to who is behind terrorism?