Can Religion Sometimes Be a Hazard? Interview with Phil Gurski – Part 2

The 2nd part of an interview with terrorism specialist Phil Gurski on religions that become hazardous.…

A rare look at what keeps CSIS up at night

We all know why CSIS is not an open book but when it does give us…

A review of Caliphate – Episode 6

How realist is the depiction of ISIS in the Caliphate series? In this podcast, intelligence veteran…

Privacy and our spy agencies

Spies act in the shadows for obvious reasons: does this mean they are constrained by privacy…

Are Canada’s security intelligence and law enforcement agencies biased when it comes to terrorism?

Everyone is free to express their opinion on terrorism but only a former (or current) counter…

Quick Hits: What can you do to get a career in Security Intelligence?

Have you ever thought of a career in security intelligence? Have a listen to what 32-year…

Failed NATO airstrike kills 14 civilians in Afghanistan (May 29, 2011)

On this day in 2011, a NATO airstrike aimed at Taliban terrorists struck two houses and…

Who decides what is terrorism and what isn’t?

It is still a debatable issue whether 'incels' are terrorists or just occasionally violent people, as…

The challenges of calling any act of violence ‘terrorism’

The debate over what to call terrorism is an eternal one. Where incels fit in, if…

Surveillance and COVID-19: Quis custodiet ipsos custodes?

How can Western democratic states use surveillance technology to monitor who has COVID-19 and still respect…