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London truck attack: Why ”why” is hard to fathom

Quick hits 168 – How reliable witness statements are and why we often never determine the real reasons for violent events.

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London truck attack: Murder, hate crime or terrorism?

Quick Hits 167 – Muslims in London, Ont., express shock, grief in wake of ‘planned’ hit and run

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When language matters

Quick Hits 166 – What is Ideologically Motivated Violent Extremism (IMVE)?

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Quick Hits 165 – Can intelligence agencies help us discover where COVID came from?

Covid: Biden orders investigation into virus origin as lab leak theory debated

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Quick Hits 163 – Repeat after me: Saudi Crown Prince MBS is NOT a friend of the West

Should we, in the West, deal with a royal who sends assassins abroad?

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Quick Hits 163 – Should Canadian MPs decide who is and who is not a terrorist?

Jagmeet Singh says there’s a link between anti-maskers and far-right extremism.

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Quick Hits 162 – Why are jihadis so barbaric?

Have humans really gotten nicer and better at making war?

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Quick Hits 161 – Labelling opposition parties as terrorists is dirty politics

African governments say that opposition leaders are terrorists to prevent them from running for office.

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Quick Hits 160 – Why on earth would someone lie about being in a terrorist attack?

It is safe to say that most people would avoid being anywhere near a terrorist attack. Some, however, seem to have a fascination with these events to the point where they distort their own experiences. Borealis weighs in on this curious phenomenon. Read New York Times article Port Authority Bomber Is Sentenced to Life in […]

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Quick Hits 159 – What to do about Afghanistan?

What can we do – if anything – to get out of that nation and consider ourselves ‘safer’?