Why can’t some people just call terrorists ‘terrorists’?

While there is no question that the term terrorism is overused, there are puzzling occasions on…

When everything is seen as terrorism, nothing is terrorism

Terrorism means many things to many people and we may be heading down an unhelpful pathway.

COVID-19: How far can we go with closing the border?

The COVID-19 situation is rapidly evolving and governments are having a hard time keeping up with…

How worried should we be about a bioterrorism attack?

Terrorists want to instill fear and there is nothing scarier than a biological attack. But how…

The Forecast for Israel: Terrorism, Terrorism and More Terrorism

Every nation has a right and a duty to prevent terrorism, but has to do so…

The increasingly diverse make-up of Canadian resource protests – is violence around the corner?

We all recognise the right to express dissent: so what do we do when groups espousing…

Is it ever OK to negotiate with terrorists?

We should have learned by now that military occupation to deal with terrorism is seldom a…

Let’s see if a new GOC ‘terrorism prosecution unit’ gets it right

Most professionals need ongoing training to keep up with developments: terrorism briefings are long overdue for…

Taking away citizenship as a counter terrorism tool is fraught with challenges

There are many ways to counter terrorism: citizenship revocation is one, but it is hard.

Does restricting immigration really keep us safe from terrorism?

Every nation has a sovereign right to determine who gets in: immigration is still a net…