Parliament Hill in Ottawa is one of those treasures found only in liberal democracies. Anyone can show up and lobby, protest, shout his lungs out…View More Embers of Sikh Extremism
I have come to know the journalist Michael Petrou over the past few years. He would sometimes call me to seek my views on terrorism…View More What to do About Afghanistan?
Here we go again. I have lost track of how many articles I have read over the last few days, all written in an accusatory…View More Could the Manchester Attack Have Been Prevented? Not Necessarily
My late mother had a lot of great advice for me, much of which I followed and much of which has helped me immensely in…View More Can ‘Moderate’ Islam Top ‘Extremist’ Islam?
We live in a world where fear is easy to spread. There is no shortage of evidence that bad things happen and that there are…View More We Can Choose Not to be Afraid
I am sure you have all read the stories. In the aftermath of an arrest of a mass murderer (or a terrorist), neighbours, friends and…View More Why Do We Keep Missing The Terrorists?
We seem to be having a hard time figuring out what to call our struggle with terrorism. Leaving aside the belief, held by me and…View More Creeping Hopelessness in Terror Fight
On rare occasions I pick up a copy of the National Enquirer or World Weekly News when I shop for groceries. It’s not that I am particularly a fan,…View More No, the Muslim Hordes are Not Taking Over Canada
There have been many times in history where statements made publicly have turned out to be somewhat less than true. Remember the famous “Dewey defeats…View More Religious Groups Should Ignore Moronic Blasphemers
IF there was any doubt about what a Donald Trump presidency means for the U.S. over the next four years, and by extension for all of…View More Immigration has Nothing to do with Terrorism