Archive for the ‘Terrorism’ Category

Blake on the Huffington Post: New Counter-Terrorism Strategy Overlooks Most Obvious Breeding Ground

February 20th, 2012 by admin

“What I found most intriguing about Canada’s new Counter-Terrorism Strategy is that it did not once refer to Canada Revenue Agency (CRA). Nor is CRA referred to in the strategy’s “Annex A: Roles and Responsibilities Relating to Counter-terrorism” which lists 20 agencies that play a role in counter-terrorism. CRA is absent from the document entirely.

This omission is striking because CRA is well-positioned to be on the frontlines of the Canadian counter-terrorism movement.”

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Categories: Charity, People, Politics, Religion, Terrorism

Can’t Win ‘Hearts and Minds’ Without Speech

June 24th, 2010 by Blake Bromley, Bio

The U.S. Supreme Court made it more difficult to fight the war on terrorism as a battle of hearts and minds this week. They removed speech, free speech, from the arsenal of weapons available.

The first amendment is not the only cause which suffered from this decision. Read more…

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Categories: Law, Terrorism

Tragic June anniversaries: Air India 182 and the Golden Temple

June 9th, 2010 by Blake Bromley, Bio

Just two weeks before the 25th anniversary of the bombing of Air India 182 and shortly before the inquiry report is due to be released, a controversial petition is being presented to parliament. Read more…

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Categories: Charity, Politics, Terrorism