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Is all not well with the ‘5 eyes’ intelligence alliance?

Are the recent concerns about the state of the ‘5 eyes’ intelligence alliance justified? Take a breath folks, nothing to see here.

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Afghanistan: Trudeau faces intense criticism Canada 2021 federal election debate

Leaders are asked what they would have done better about the Afghanistan exit.

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July Today in Terrorism

July 13, 1963: FLQ bomb statue of Queen Victoria in Quebec City

On July 12, 1963 the Front de Liberation du Quebec (FLQ) bombed a statue of Queen Victoria in Quebec City, Canada

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July Today in Terrorism

July 1, 2016: Canadian helps plan ISIS attack in Bangladesh

On July 1, 2016 ISIS terrorists entered a café in Dhaka, took hostages and killed twenty people most of whom were foreigners

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Yes, Canada needs a foreign intelligence service, but does it want one?

Quick Hits 169 – Phil Gurski explains why Canada needs a foreign intelligence devoted to HUMINT.

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June Today in Terrorism

June 13, 2016: Execution of Canadian hostage in Philippines

On June 13, 2016 an Al Qaeda-linked terrorist group in the Philippines, Abu Sayyaf Group, killed Canadian Robert Hall

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June Today in Terrorism

June 4, 2014: Man goes on shooting rampage in New Brunswick, Canada

On June 4, 2014 Justin Bourque killed three RMCP officers and wounded two others in the eastern Canadian city of Moncton

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Perspectives

Are we entering a new ‘threat wave’?

How many things go ‘bump in the night’ and how many can we keep an eye on?

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Why is Canada so obsessed with so little terrorism?

For a land which sees so little terrorism our media and ‘national security experts’ appear to think – and react – differently.

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Is the West losing its perspective on radicalisation?

It may sound trite but when everything and everyone is seen as a terrorist – or a potential terrorist – the term has lost all its meaning.