Tag Archives: RCMP

Mark Collins – RCMP’s Anti-Terrorism Fight Giving Mob Increasingly Free Pass

24 Oct

Further to this 2015 post before the federal election, Policing Terrorism in Canada: Feds Don’t Match Mouth With Money the Liberal government is now not stepping up to its job properly to fund core…

Source: Mark Collins – RCMP’s Anti-Terrorism Fight Giving Mob Increasingly Free Pass

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 – ISIS Dhaka Massacre: Bangladeshi-Canadian’s Bloodthirsty Notes from Beyond the Grave

6 Oct

Further to this post (note further links relevant to the quotes below), A Canadian, ISIS, Bangladesh and Terror…and Earlier Calgary the gory gloating: Islamic State magazine publishes essay possibl…

Source: Mark Collins – ISIS Dhaka Massacre: Bangladeshi-Canadian’s Bloodthirsty Notes from Beyond the Grave

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”

Mark Collins – The Life and Mind of Dead Canadian ISIS Jihadi Aaron Driver

12 Aug

The start of a major article by a real Canadian expert (more here) on Islamist radicalization who knew the young man quite well: What Aaron told me: An expert on extremism shares his conversations …

Source: Mark Collins – The Life and Mind of Dead Canadian ISIS Jihadi Aaron Driver

Mark Collins – ISIS Massacre in Dhaka, Bangladesh: Possible Canadian Link?

3 Jul

Two tweets: 1)  2) One hopes Canadian authorities, such as the RCMP and CSIS, are following up assiduously on any possible Canadian angle to the horrific attack. Mark Collins, a prolific Ottawa blo…

Source: Mark Collins – ISIS Massacre in Dhaka, Bangladesh: Possible Canadian Link?

Mark Collins – Under His Thumb? Proposed Canadian Parliamentary Security/Intel Review Committee

17 Jun

The prime minister’s thumb it appears, with a committee much modeled on the British equivalent. No doubt in the hope of reassuring nervous Five Eyes SIGINT allies and, more broadly, those for…

Source: Mark Collins – Under His Thumb? Proposed Canadian Parliamentary Security/Intel Review Committee