Are the recent concerns about the state of the ‘5 eyes’ intelligence alliance justified? Take a breath folks, nothing to see here.
In a world where everyone has concluded that the only threat to the West comes from the ‘far right’, a series of stabbings in New Zealand reminds us this is not 100% accurate.
When we discuss terrorism and the extent of its reach we really should ensure that numbers play an important part in our analysis
Terrorism is not as obvious as it may seem at times. Agreement on what is – and what isn’t – an act of terrorism can be quite difficult.
Why is it that so many so-called ‘religious’ terrorists seem to ignore the very tenets against murder that their religions explicitly espouse?
Calling all serious hate-motivated violent crime ‘terrorism’ is unnecessary, unhelpful and problematic: we need to stop doing this
The reason for the cowardly attack in London (ON) on June 6 is yet to be determined; calling it terrorism prematurely is not helpful
Killing a person is relatively straightforward: killing an idea less so.
The sovereign right to protect one’s nation from terrorists should not include methods that just create the conditions for more terrorism.
Reports that global Islamist terrorism is on the wane are inaccurate and dangerous: we have to keep our eye on this international security threat