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Why wasn’t the Arab Spring the end to Islamist terrorism: a conversation with Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

The Arab Spring was supposed to usher in an era of democracy for MENA and bleed support for Islamist terrorism. It didn’t. A chat with Daveed Gartenstein-Ross as to why not

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How does language use affect intelligence analysis?

How far can security services go in monitoring activities in their country and how do governments view threats?

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Why is morale at Canada’s spy service in the dumps? A conversation with Andrew Kirsch

When a nation’s spy agency has a morale problem it can have widespread effects on national security: a conversation with a former Canadian intel officer.

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What to do when QAnon comes to town: a conversation with Peterborough Mayor Diane Therrien

When QAnon conspiracy theorists led by the ‘Queen of Canada’ tried to arrest Peterborough, ON police on August 13 things did not end well for them!

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Does Canada have a coherent policy on East Asia? A chat with Jonathan Berkshire-Miller

Canada does not seem to have a coherent, effective set of ideas on how to deal with China and the threats it poses to our interests.

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Working as a journalist in terrorist zones: a conversation with Lynne O’Donnell

Journalists often have to put themselves in danger from violent actors, including terrorists; one reporter’s story from Afghanistan.

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An unlikely source of great analysis on terrorism – a conversation with Lucas Webber

In trying to figure out where to go when it comes credible sources on terrorism today you find good material in the oddest of places.

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Taliban true to form in their approach to women’s rights and terrorism in Afghanistan

The Taliban takeover of Afghanistan – again! – bodes ill both for regional and international terrorism and for women’s and girls’ rights

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Raffaello Pantucci – What if many are getting the RWE problem wrong?

The accepted narrative in the West these days is that the greatest terrorist threat stems from the far right, no longer jihadis. But does it?

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Bruce Hoffman – are we getting better at managing multiple terrorist threats simultaneously?

Terrorism rises from a variety of underlying causes and groups have their highs and lows. But do they ever totally go away – how to deal with them?