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The Terrorism Dog That Didn’t Bite: A Look Back at Violent Extremism in 2023

Predictions of a ‘rise’ in far right terrorism have been making the rounds for several years and been found wanting: is it time to admit that jihadis still rule the terrorism roost?

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Public inquiries are a waste of taxpayers’ money

Why would Canada have a public inquiry on foreign interference when we know what happened and the fact that intelligence was ignored?

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Canada’s ‘Nimble’ Cyber Intelligence Is ‘Deepest of the 5 Eyes’: British Study

Canada may not always punch above its weight in international affairs but it sure does when it comes to cyber intelligence!

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Perspectives This week in terrorism

The week in terrorism: January 22-28, 2024

Sunni jihadis again dominate the global terrorism scene this week and an ISIS attack in Istanbul is a reminder the group is still active.

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Canadian Intelligence Eh!

Is Canada an easy target for China’s spies?

No country can allow its sensitive technology to be stolen by foreign powers: so why does Canada do so?

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Political correctness and national security are like oil and water

In making decisions on national security and threats we cannot afford to get bogged down in useless debates about language and fear of ‘offending’ people.

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The age of ‘cafeteria’ terrorism?

We seem to be going through a transition in the world of terrorism where some actors select a potpourri of causes to justify violence.

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Emergencies Act ruling should be a stern lesson to government about free speech

Laws are on the books for a reason and should not be abused, especially when it comes to national security

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This week in terrorism

The week in terrorism: January 15-21, 2024

War in Gaza continues to foment terrorism in the Middle East while Al Shabaab reminds us that it will attack nations which participate in counter terrorism ops abroad

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Canadian Intelligence Eh!

The October 2023 Hamas attack, Israel’s response and international implications for terrorism

The Hamas attack on Gaza and Israel’s response is raising the terrorism threat not only in the region but worldwide