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A Mossad Assassin in Canada: Revelations or a Distraction Operation?

Recent events in Montreal, Ottawa and Toronto suggest that the Iranian government continues to run intelligence operations in Canada, despite having their embassy kicked out of the country in 2012.  A  love triangle involving an alleged Iranian-Canadian “spy”  has all the hallmarks of a bad Hollywood  movie.  The central character in the story may be Continue Reading →

Midst Toil and Tribulation…

Amidst all of the sound and fury surrounding the Snowden leaks and general discussions of electronic monitoring conducted by the NSA, several things seem to have been forgotten.  I am speaking, in particular, about the minor little facts that each and every intelligence agency, at least in the Five Eyes, has reciprocal relationships with the 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 →