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The Escalation of the Japan/China Confrontation: A New Strategic Surprise Emerging?

Are we going to have another Pearl Harbour or 911 type strategic surprise in the near future? China and Japan continue to play out a potentially dangerous confrontation in the South China Sea.  Watching from the wings are at least the USA, South Korea, Taiwan and the Philippines.  The introduction of a new Chinese air Continue Reading →

Judicial Jihad and Analytical Tradecraft: Intelligence and the Courts

A former director of the Canadian Security Intelligence Service referred to the courts as being involved in “a form of judicial jihad” against the intelligence community.  A former Minister of Public Safety – Canada’s Department of Homeland Security – fears for the government’s ability to fight terrorism in light of “an increasingly complex legal environment.” Continue Reading →