How NOT to have a useful dialogue on counter terrorism

Having polar opposite views or smaller disagreements on any subject matter, including terrorism, is acceptable: ad…

Who decides when someone becomes an ‘ex’ terrorist and why?

who should ultimately decide how much risk a given incarcerated terrorist poses to our society? I…

The ebb and flow of terrorist groups: Why declaring victory is often premature

Declaring ‘victory’ over a terrorist group/terrorism may be a nice sound bite, but it is rarely…

The uncomfortable repercussions of the London terrorist attack

The simple truth is that there are no simple answers on what to do with terrorists:…

The world may need more Canada, but not more Canadian terrorists

Even if terrorist attacks are rare in Canada, some Canadian extremists do elect to strike abroad.…

When is a terrorist not a terrorist: when he is a patriot?

Defining what is and what is not terrorism is not easy and we should stop pretending…

Can we really predict who will become a terrorist? Nope!

Developing a model to foresee who eventually engages in terrorism would be great, save for the…

The greening of terrorism?

Why the sustained use of violence by environmental groups is just a matter of time.

Expect the unexpected: Trinidad one of the largest sources per capita of ISIS fighters

Trinidad may not be at the top of anyone’s list when it comes to terrorism: you…

The cardinal importance of extremist ideologues in the radicalisation process – Part 1

In this piece and the following one, I would like to address one that really gets…