Tag Archives: Supreme Court

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 →

The Supreme Court and Open Justice – The Case of Mohamed Harkat

How does the Government of Canada find that Mohamed Harkat is an ‘Al Qaeda sleeper agent’ when it has been reasonably and repeatedly established by the Government of Canada that Al Qaeda never had a sleeper agent network? Earlier concerns about such networks may have been valid, but they have since been discounted. The current Continue Reading →