Foregone conclusions on the nature of violent events without any basis in established facts help no one and lead to unnecessary panic
Should we accept an apology from a convicted terrorist who was let out early after having built bombs that killed more than 200?
If Israel can have a terrorist as its national security minister does this make it a ‘terrorist state’? Hmmm, an interesting question.
When a senior intelligence official appears to do a 180 to satisfy government views on how to interpret threat it is a sad day for national security professionals.
When democracies embrace terrorists
Several leaders of democracies are stooping to include terrorists and violent extremist groups in their administrations: this ain’t good.
Despite a robust fan club for ‘ISIS brides’ there are very good reasons NOT to repatriate these terrorists to Canada.
Thought of the week – Enough with the ‘war on terrorism’! Humans have a nasty tendency to declare war on things. Drugs. Poverty. Teenage pregnancy. The list goes on and on and on… And, lest we forget, the War on Terrorism that came into vogue after 9/11. Except that, unlike the war on poverty, say, […]
The decision to shift counter terrorism resources from jihadis to RWE is ill-advised and may come back to bite us one day.
The recent attack on UK author Salman Rushdie is a potent reminder that calls for religious violence can last decades.
What level of risk are we willing to take when it comes to releasing those convicted of terrorism and who may re-offend?