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What is behind the rise in Islamist terrorist level over the holiday season?

Jihadis who plan attacks over the holiday season clearly have missed the message behind Christmas. Bah humbug!

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Different times called for different approaches in intelligence

Condemning someone for what they did decades ago based on what they knew then does not make a lot of sense

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Why the recent arrests of Hamas terrorists in Germany matter

The war in Gaza has heightened calls among jihadi groups for terrorist attacks in the West and particularly against Jews. What does all this mean?

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Afghan interpreters deserve our protection 

People who put their lives at risk in Afghanistan to help our military in their operations abroad deserve our help: it is time for Canada to step up

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Global Terrorism This Week (GTTW): October 31 – November 6

Once again, jihadis were responsible for every single terrorist attack in the world during the week of October 31-November 6, 2022

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Global Terrorism This Week – August 1-7, 2022

Terrorism around the globe for the week of August 1-7, 2022: again dominated by Islamist terrorist groups and individuals.

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March 9, 1977: Black Muslim group takes hostages in Washington DC

Beginning on March 9, 1977 149 people were held hostage in Washington by 12 members of the Hanafi Movement.

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Terrorism: Canadian Style Eh!

The “Freedom Convoy” in Ottawa have made international headlines and even spawned similar actions abroad. Some have called it “terrorism”. Is it really?

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February 3, 1976: School bus hijacking and killing in Djibouti

On February 3, 1976 gunmen of the Front for the Liberation of the Somali Coast hijacked a school bus carrying 30 children: 1 died and 6 were injured

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February 1, 1978: Dutch children eat mercury-poisoned oranges

On February 1, 1978 five Dutch children fell ill after eating Israeli oranges poisoned with mercury by PLO sympathisers