QUICK HITS #12 – Forgetting our history makes terrorism worse

"Those who forget their history are doomed to repeat it". We are forgetting our history and…

PODCAST 27 – Global Terrorism Index: 10 trends to watch in 2020

What will the world of terrorism bring us in 2020? Spoiler alert - more terrorism. In…

QUICK HITS #11 – The boy who cried Wolf

Intelligence is an important part of decision making but what happens when the officials using intelligence…

QUICK HITS #10 – Iranian Missiles

The Iran-US mini-conflict seems to have ebbed - what is really at stake here?

QUICK HITS #9 – Gay Jesus in Rio?

Many people take religion seriously but is it ok to take violent action against someone who…

PODCAST 26 – Why the assassination of General Qassem Soleimani will make terrorism worse

Listen to this episode to find out what bothers me about the U.S. airstrike that killed…

QUICK HITS #8 – Mental Illness

Is there a link between mental illness and terrorism? Yes, sometimes, but not as often as…

QUICK HITS #7 – Military

Does the military have a significant role to play in counter terrorism? Yes....and no. Have a…

QUICK HITS #6 – China and Russia

Two recent stories about Chinese and Russian activities in Canada raise real questions about how concerned…

PODCAST 25 – Why terrorists are Scrooges at Christmas?

Don't the terrorists know it's Christmas? Why these groups target the Christmas season with their brand…