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…

The challenges of gathering intelligence during a pandemic

Intelligence agencies play an important role during a pandemic to see how widespread the disease is…

The perils of ‘terrorism prediction’

No one can predict the future and that includes terrorism 'experts'.

COVID-19 and the apocalypse: A boon for terrorism?

How terrorists may use COVID-19 to plan attacks to bring about the apocalyspe.

No, COVID-19 is not a bioterror weapon

Pandemics like COVID-19 lead to fear… and to some wacky – but dangerous – conspiracy theories.

The Jihadi view of the world in a nutshell

We talk a lot about ideology when it comes to terrorism: sometimes it is a good…

COVID-19 and Religious Extremism

In the midst of the COVID-19 crisis, we are seeing worrisome examples of religious people holding…

COVID-19: When bad guys take advantage of international crisis

In this time of COVID-19 we have enough to worry about without freaking out about terrorism.

COVID-19: An opening for terrorists?

Even ISIS is afraid of COVID-19, suggesting we may not see an uptick in attacks seeking…