Quick Hits: Why Religious Extremism Turns Violent?

In the 1950s, some religious leaders were behind a campaign to ban shorts in public.  Today…

Podcast 37 – Michael Petrou: Canadians who fought in the Spanish Civil War and the parallels with ISIS

My chat with Michael Petrou on Canadians who fought in the Spanish Civil War - were…

QUICK HITS #12 – Forgetting our history makes terrorism worse

"Those who forget their history are doomed to repeat it". We are forgetting our history and…

January 11, 2018 | Attack by terrorist inmate at French prison

Tunisia is often seen as a role model for the Arab world: the reality is very…

Al-Karak Attack – December 18, 2016

In 2016 on this day, Islamist extremists attacked the Jordanian city of Karak killing ten people,…

Bombing at Algerian consulate in Marseilles – December 14, 1973

On December 14, 1973, the 'Charles Martel Group' carried out a bomb attack against the Algerian…

When is a terrorist not a terrorist: when he is a patriot?

Defining what is and what is not terrorism is not easy and we should stop pretending…