The challenge of assessing threat

Contrary to public wisdom, pandemics such as the COVID-19 one that is wreaking havoc around the…

Religious terrorism over by 2025? A discussion with legendary David Rapoport

Fascinating chat between retired UCLA professor David Rapoport and career CSIS Analyst Phil Gurski about the…

Calgary, hotbed of Jihadism?

The Calgary RCMP INSET has charged a man with joining ISIS and participating in acts of…

Can someone be charged with ‘advocating genocide’?

I think we all agree that the worst crime humans can commit is to try to,…

CSIS and accusations of Islamophobia

Accusations that the Canadian Security Intelligence Service is Islamophobic do not take into account facts that…

Are Canada’s security intelligence and law enforcement agencies biased when it comes to terrorism?

Everyone is free to express their opinion on terrorism but only a former (or current) counter…

Incel violence is not terrorism… at least not yet

It is simply too early to label incel violence 'terrorism' and we have other legal tools…

Who decides what is terrorism and what isn’t?

It is still a debatable issue whether 'incels' are terrorists or just occasionally violent people, as…

The challenges of calling any act of violence ‘terrorism’

The debate over what to call terrorism is an eternal one. Where incels fit in, if…

What will terrorism look like post-COVID?

Terrorists like to have large audiences for their acts - what if we keep 'social distancing'?