We live in an era of information overload but this does not mean we are sharing what we need to, especially when it comes to public safety
Governments make truly impressive claims in their counterterrorism campaigns, but can these numbers be trusted?
Many people flee oppressive regimes to countries such as Canada: if they are pursued we have an obligation to help them
When freedom of speech and expression intersects with the burning of holy books there is a connection to terrorism threats
We use the word ‘culture’ to refer to a mindset or a shared view on things. So why does Canada lack a culture when it comes to the importance of intelligence?
We all learned as children how to share and sharing makes us all better off. What about intelligence? How much should we give and take with other nations?
Secret services are secret for a reason: when they open up to the public it is a good idea to listen to what they have to say
Whistling past the graveyard when faced with bad news – like foreign spying on your soil – is seldom a good strategy
Squeamishness over terms like Islamist or jihadi terrorism appears to have led some to ban the term from official documents – is this a good move?
The nexus between the national security world and that of fiction (movies and books) is an interesting one – what are the challenges?