ISIS/ISIL

Radicalization and violence in Canada: The Aaron Driver case

Media: Policy Options, August 23, 2016
TSAS Expert(s): Amarnath Amarasingam, Craig Forcese
Subject(s): Canada, Home Grown Terror, ISIS/ISIL, Legislation

Somali cabinet minister latest death as number of Canadians killed by terrorists in 2016 highest in 15 years

Media: National Post, June 28, 2016
TSAS Expert(s): James O Ellis
Subject(s): Canada, Canadian Incident Database, ISIS/ISIL, Middle East, Terrorism

Risk of domestic terror attacks rises as Daesh, other groups falter on battlefield, report warns

Media: Toronto Star, June 20, 2016
TSAS Expert(s): Lorne Dawson
Subject(s): ISIS/ISIL, Radicalization, Syria, Terrorism

As the Bombs Fall, Syrian Children Continue to Learn

Media: The Islamic Monthly,
TSAS Expert(s): Amarnath Amarasingam
Subject(s): ISIS/ISIL, Syria, Youth

Canadian women in IS territory having children with fighters: researchers

Media: Globe and Mail, February 16, 2016
TSAS Expert(s): Amarnath Amarasingam
Subject(s): Foreign Fighters, ISIS/ISIL, Youth

Three Kinds of People Return Home After Joining the Islamic State — And They Must All Be Treated Differently

Media: Vice News, December 3, 2015
TSAS Expert(s): Amarnath Amarasingam
Subject(s): Extremism, Foreign Fighters, ISIS/ISIL, Legislation, Radicalization

U of A faculty and staff provide comment on ISIL’s attacks on Paris

Media: The Gateway, November 25, 2015
TSAS Expert(s): Mojtaba Mahdavi
Subject(s): ISIS/ISIL, Paris attacks, Terrorism

ISIS voice on audio linking group to Paris may be Canadian

Media: Herald News, November 17, 2015
TSAS Expert(s): Amarnath Amarasingam
Subject(s): ISIS/ISIL, Suicide attacks, Terrorism

Can ISIS be rooted out at the source, rather than from the sky?

Media: CBC All in a Day, November 17, 2015
TSAS Expert(s): Jeremy Littlewood
Subject(s): Canada, ISIS/ISIL, Security, Syria

coverage of Paris Attacks

Media: CBC Day 6, November 14, 2015
TSAS Expert(s): Jeremy Littlewood
Subject(s): ISIS/ISIL, Terrorism

How Canada’s Election Affects U.S. National Security

Media: US News, October 20, 2015
TSAS Expert(s): Jeremy Littlewood
Subject(s): Counterterrorism, ISIS/ISIL, Syria, United States

Canada’s ISIS fight modest, despite Harper’s ‘apocalyptic’ language

Media: Embassy News, September 16, 2015
TSAS Expert(s): Jeremy Littlewood
Subject(s): Canada, ISIS/ISIL, Middle East

Canadian cellphone caught up in French beheading case

Media: Globe and Mail, June 28, 2015
TSAS Expert(s): Amarnath Amarasingam
Subject(s): ISIS/ISIL, Radicalization, social media

Terrorism Expert: Suspect in Winnipeg Likely Began Radicalization Process in London

Media: AM980, June 10, 2015
TSAS Expert(s): Lorne Dawson
Subject(s): Home Grown Terror, ISIS/ISIL, Radicalization

RCMP seek terrorism-related peace bond for Winnipeg man

Media: The Star, June 8, 2015
TSAS Expert(s): Amarnath Amarasingam
Subject(s): Home Grown Terror, ISIS/ISIL, Radicalization

ISIS supporter’s home in Winnipeg raided by RCMP

Media: CBC News, June 4, 2015
TSAS Expert(s): Amarnath Amarasingam
Subject(s): Counterterrorism, ISIS/ISIL, RCMP

ISIS Radicalization Panel

Media: CBC Power and Politics, May 20, 2015
TSAS Expert(s): Jeremy Littlewood, Michael Zekulin
Subject(s): ISIS/ISIL, Radicalization

With Conservatives, the word of the moment is ‘jihad’

Media: Embassy News, April 1, 2015
TSAS Expert(s): Jeremy Littlewood, Lorne Dawson
Subject(s): ISIS/ISIL, Islam, Legislation, Muslim Canadians

Women in Violent Extremist Organsations

Media: International Institute of Strategic Studies, March 24, 2015
TSAS Expert(s): Joana Cook
Subject(s): Extremism, Foreign Fighters, ISIS/ISIL, Women

3 U.K. schoolgirls suspected of joining ISIS in Syria

Media: CBC News, February 21, 2015
TSAS Expert(s): Joana Cook
Subject(s): Extremism, Foreign Fighters, ISIS/ISIL, Terrorism

Blind Revenge will result in the Stoking of the Flames War

Media: The Independent (Ireland), February 5, 2015
TSAS Expert(s): Joana Cook
Subject(s): ISIS/ISIL, Terrorism

Islamic State Video Of Pilot Burning To Death May Be A Show Of Weakness, Not Strength

Media: The Huffington Post, February 4, 2015
TSAS Expert(s): Joana Cook
Subject(s): Extremism, ISIS/ISIL, Terrorism

Ottawa jihadi kept to himself, didn’t have close friends, says acquaintance

Media: Canadian Press, December 9, 2014
TSAS Expert(s): Jocelyn Belanger
Subject(s): Home Grown Terror, ISIS/ISIL, Radicalization

John Maguire ISIS video is ‘silly,’ say radicalization experts

Media: CBC News, December 9, 2014
TSAS Expert(s): Amarnath Amarasingam, Jeremy Littlewood
Subject(s): Home Grown Terror, ISIS/ISIL, Radicalization

Government concerned about radicalized Canadians

Media: CHCH Evening News, December 8, 2014
TSAS Expert(s): Lorne Dawson
Subject(s): ISIS/ISIL, Radicalization

interview for Global National [on latest ISIS video] (3:24-5:59min)

Media: Global National News, November 17, 2014
TSAS Expert(s): Jeremy Littlewood
Subject(s): Foreign Fighters, ISIS/ISIL, Radicalization

ISIS leader threatens Canada, says it will fight to the last man in audio recording

Media: Global News, November 13, 2014
TSAS Expert(s): Jeremy Littlewood
Subject(s): Canada, ISIS/ISIL, Public Safety Canada

Responding to Terrorism

Media: Embassy News, October 29, 2014
TSAS Expert(s): Jeremy Littlewood
Subject(s): Canada, Counterterrorism, Home Grown Terror, ISIS/ISIL

Sunday Panel on the National (CBC)

Media: CBC National News, October 26, 2014
TSAS Expert(s): Veronica Kitchen
Subject(s): Home Grown Terror, ISIS/ISIL, Radicalization

Foreign policy shift puts Canada in extremists’ crosshairs

Media: Al Jazeera America, October 23, 2014
TSAS Expert(s): Daniel Hiebert
Subject(s): Foreign policy, ISIS/ISIL, Middle East

Daech en Afrique ? Une Menace Minime

Media: Anadolu Agency, October 17, 2014
TSAS Expert(s): Adib Bencherif
Subject(s): Africa, ISIS/ISIL

Islamic State creates dilemma for Western nations

Media: The Star, September 22, 2014
TSAS Expert(s): Jeremy Littlewood
Subject(s): ISIS/ISIL, Public Safety Canada

Extremist Recruitment in the West

Media: CNN, September 7, 2014
TSAS Expert(s): Mubin Shaikh
Subject(s): Extremism, Foreign Fighters, ISIS/ISIL, recruitment