Tag: Terrorism

Finally some data about the mental health-terrorism link

The presence of symptoms of a mental disorder will only ever be one of many factors in an individual’s movement toward radicalization.

How reliable are terrorist ‘defectors’?

Why many countries believe that everyone, regardless of the offence they committed, even a terrorist, deserves a second chance.

The damned if you do damned if you don’t problem with CVE

If we want to reduce the number of terrorist attacks, we need to have agencies other than security services and law enforcement talking to and listening to communities.

The problem with terrorism ‘expertise’

When you listen to a self-styled expert on terrorism, check out why they are so. What have they written? Where do they get their information from? Why are they offering comment?

Why it is important to reserve judgment on the Toronto attack

I learned a long time ago that to be accurate and to do true analysis you need intelligence and/or information to make a judgment and we do not have that yet.

What John Cleese taught me about terrorism

Is there a link between Month Python and terrorism? Surely not... But when you think about it... An analysis by Phil Gurski.

When Vulcans become terrorists

Phil Gurski explores the concept of ''logic extremism'', introduced in the recent Star Trek Discovery series.

Steven Pinker and terrorism – time for some good news!

A compelling case for why things on this planet are not as bad as we think they are. By Phil Gurski.

Stop the politicization of terrorism

Do criminal organisations provide funds for terrorist group with the sale of contraband cigarettes? An analysis by Phil Gurski.

The Canada-Trinidad terrorism link

An interesting look at the historical link between Canada and Trinidad terrorism. An analysis by Phil Gurski.

A rare look at the terrorist threat to Canada thanks to CSIS

We recently got a rare peek at what security intelligence services in Canada actually do.

UK government tool detects ISIS videos before they go live

UK creates machine learning algorithm for small video sites to detect ISIS propaganda during the upload process.