Yes, Islamist extremism has a lot to do with Islam

French President Emmanuel Macron has called for a look at Islam. Saudi Arabia responded that Islamist…

Labelling misogyny as a form of terrorism is unhelpful

Many are discussing labelling misogyny as a primary motivator for terrorism. Borealis thinks this is a…

Are right-wing terrorists really a bigger concern than jihadis?

Pick up any Western newspaper and when it comes to terrorism it seems to be all…

Remembering Corporal Nathan Cirillo 6 years after the shootings at Parliament Hill

Six years ago today unarmed Corporal Nathan Cirillo was killed while standing honour guard at the…

What will the impact of the beheading of a high school teacher be on France?

A French teacher makes the difficult decision to raise the issue of the infamous 'Muhammad cartoons'…

If you “just drove the bus” for ISIS, should we let you go?

What do we do with those who say they joined terrorist groups but did nothing violent?…

Golden Dawn trial: Greece shows us how to prosecute terrorism!

When terrorism cases come to court it is necessary to prove that ideology drove a (planned)…

NO! The Canadian government should NOT apologise for its reaction to FLQ terrorists

50 years ago today the FLQ terrorist group kidnapped a UK diplomat in Montreal. In response…

Do security services really ‘get it wrong’ when things go boom

An inquiry into the 2017 Manchester suicide bombing has uncovered that MI5 had the terrorist on…

The Canadian government still doesn’t get intelligence

Intelligence agencies exist to help officials make better decisions. Some nations have true 'intelligence cultures' where…