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July Today in Terrorism

July 4, 2002: Independence Day shootings at LAX

On July 4, 2002 an Egyptian AGAI terrorist opened fire at Los Angeles International Airport, killing two and wounding four

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There is more than enough blame on both sides for the ongoing violence in Israel/Palestine

The sovereign right to protect one’s nation from terrorists should not include methods that just create the conditions for more terrorism.

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April Today in Terrorism

April 29, 1975: Hostage taking in South Africa

On April 29, 1975 a South African Jew took 20 people hostage at the Israeli Consulate in Johannesburg, South Africa

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Is one person’s terrorist attack another’s ‘terrorist attack’?

The Iranian regime may be despicable for several very good reasons but that does not mean it is not the victim of terrorism too.

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March Today in Terrorism

March 14, 2004: Teenagers carry out double suicide bombing in Israel

On this day in 2004 ten people were killed and 16 wounded in a double suicide bombing at Israel’s Ashdod Port

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Perspectives

Do we need intelligence to stop nuclear weapons proliferation?

If there is a threat that is truly ‘existential’ to life on Earth it has to be nuclear weapons proliferation. So, how do we stop it?

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February Today in Terrorism

February 22, 1948: Three military vehicles bombed in Jerusalem

On this day in 1948 three bombs detonated in a shopping district in Jerusalem, killing as many as 58 Jewish civilians and wounding 140 to 200 others

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February Today in Terrorism

February 14, 1992: Terrorists wield pitchfork during attack in Israel

On this day in 1992 four members of Palestinian Islamic Jihad attacked an Israeli Defence Forces training camp and killed three recruits

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Canadian Intelligence Eh! Podcast

Joshua Krasna: What national security issues keep Israelis awake at night?

Israeli analyst Joshua Krasna joins Borealis to look at current national security issues for Israel.

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Perspectives Right-wing extremism

Trump’s last gasps on foreign policy will lead to more terrorism, not less

The Trump Administration’s rush to get Arab/Muslim states to recognise Israel will paper over historical differences and feed political violence.