Tag Archives: CSIS

Mark Collins – Anyone Care about Canadian Intelligence Analysis? Plus C-22 and Parliamentary Review

7 Nov

In my view intelligence analysis is not a sexy or scandalous enough subject to invoke any serious interest amongst Canadian politicians or our media–unless we have our 9/11. But a former anal…

Source: Mark Collins – Anyone Care about Canadian Intelligence Analysis? Plus C-22 and Parliamentary Review

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Mark Collins – Counter-Terrorism: CSIS’ New C-51 Powers Not So Threatening in Practice

12 Oct

The civil liberties sky has not fallen–and surely will not under the Liberal government: John Ivison: Fear of oppressive surveillance by spy agencies under Tories’ anti-terror legislation unf…

Source: Mark Collins – Counter-Terrorism: CSIS’ New C-51 Powers Not So Threatening in Practice

Mark Collins – Under PM’s Thumb: Proposed Canadian Parliamentary Security/Intel Review Committee

6 Oct

Further to this post, Under His Thumb? Proposed Canadian Parliamentary Security/Intel Review Committee The prime minister’s thumb it appears… it looks like the Library of Parliament agrees wi…

Source: Mark Collins – Under PM’s Thumb: Proposed Canadian Parliamentary Security/Intel Review Committee

Mark Collins – “Canada’s Security & Intelligence Community after 9/11: Key Challenges and Conundrums”

19 Sep

A paper very much worth the read by Prof. Craig Forcese of the University of Ottawa–it includes an interesting discussion of CSIS’ legislatively clarified and expanded mandate to operat…

Source: Mark Collins – “Canada’s Security & Intelligence Community after 9/11: Key Challenges and Conundrums”

Mark Collins – A Canadian, ISIS, Bangladesh and Terror…and Earlier Calgary

29 Aug

Further to 2) at this post before the Dhaka massacre, Islamist Butchery in Bangladesh–With a Canadian ISIS Connection more background on the local ISIS leader, a Canadian, just killed in Bangladesh…

Source: Mark Collins – A Canadian, ISIS, Bangladesh and Terror…and Earlier Calgary

Mark Collins – “2016 Public Report On The Terrorist Threat To Canada”

25 Aug

Here’s the “Executive Summary” from this year’s report: … Threat Environment The principal terrorist threat to Canada remains that posed by violent extremists who coul…

Source: Mark Collins – “2016 Public Report On The Terrorist Threat To Canada”

Mark Collins – Canada: “Time to get serious about cyber security”

23 Aug

A theme I have been stressing for quite some time–further to these posts, Time For Canadian Government to Get Really Cyber Serious–But It’s Not Offensive Cyber Capability for Canadian Forces?…

Source: Mark Collins – Canada: “Time to get serious about cyber security”