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'?

COVID-19, face masks and national security

The debate over the niqab (Muslim face veil) was never about national security: COVID-19 is demonstrating…

Kent State 50 years later: Was terrorism involved?

50 years ago, 4 Kent State University students protesting the Vietnam War were killed by US…

World Media Freedom Day: Terrorism and the media

As we recognise World Media Freedom Day, we must remember those journalists killed by the very…

Terrorism, incarceration and recidivism: What do we know?

Perceived recidivism rates for incarcerated terrorists do not seem to be as high as most people…

Nova Scotia shooting – In defence of the RCMP

While we have the right to criticise our agencies, we also have to recognise the complexity…

The challenges of gathering intelligence during a pandemic – addendum

Satellite imagery (aka imagery intelligence or IMINT) is a very useful tool in gathering data on…