For a land which sees so little terrorism our media and ‘national security experts’ appear to think – and react – differently.
Our obsession with future-casting on all matters, including terrorist trends, may be understandable but that does not make it viable.
It may sound trite but when everything and everyone is seen as a terrorist – or a potential terrorist – the term has lost all its meaning.
The decision to name some groups as terrorist is often a very biased one: it is important to see why certain groups are labeled as such
The Iranian regime may be despicable for several very good reasons but that does not mean it is not the victim of terrorism too.
Failing to label terrorists accurately can undermine both our understanding as well as our ability to combat it – enough with political correctness!
We are inundated with self-proclaimed experts on terrorism and national security. How do you pick which one to follow? Knowing their backgrounds might help.
Just because someone says something about terrorism does not make it so: claims are made all the time but not all these are backed up by any data.
Decades of frustrated desires for autonomy, if not outright independence, are readily understandable motivations for some to turn to terrorism.
A suicide bomber has killed himself and is now in heaven where he has been promised the attentions of 70 virgins. Here is what he actually gets.