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Canada is underperforming badly on the global scene

Why has Canada abandoned its international reputation and commitments and what does it need to do to regain them?

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Writing the great Canadian spy novel, from a SIGINT perspective

Writing a good fiction should probably require some experience to inform a good plot. This is especially true for spy fiction.

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Just how bad are Afghan women faring under the Taliban?

Jihadis are misogynist at the best of times but the Taliban take the cake. How are Afghan women coping with these extremists back in power?

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Is cryptanalysis all but dead?

Making and breaking codes is classic spycraft. Are the bad guys winning at this game and what are the implications for national security?

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If Canada is a ‘post-national state’ is there room for national security?

How can your country protect itself from threats to its nation if your leader does not believe it is a nation?

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Are Western nations treating female jihadis consistently?

Western female jihadis have become a bit of a ‘soupe du jour’ of late in the media. How are we doing at prosecuting them for their crimes?

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How can a terrorist group that never went away ‘rise again’?

Governments have an unfortunate habit of declaring terrorist groups ‘defeated’ when that is not at all true: ISIS is a good example

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Just how bad is PRC interference in Canada? Really bad!

China has been getting away with illegal activities in Canada for years: what will it take the Canadian government to act?

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Is there a problem with policing in Canada?

Policing in the West has taken quite a few hits of late. Does it need rethinking? Maybe we should hear what a former police commissioner has to say

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What is Hizb-ut-Tahrir and why did the UK list it as a terrorist organisation?

You would think that a government would list terrorist groups for specific reasons (prosecution among them). Is it as easy as all that?