Security

TSAS WP17-01: A Concurrent Evaluation of Threat Assessment Tools for the Individual Assessment of Terrorism

Publisher: TSAS
Geography: Canada, North America
Year: 2017
Description:

This research examines what is the content overlap among three tools that may be relevant for assessing an individual’s risk for terrorist violence: Version 3 of the Historical-Clinical-Risk Management—20 (HCR-20 – …

TSAS WP16-14: Talking to Foreign Fighters: Socio-Economic Push versus Existential Pull Factors

Year: 2016
Description:

The research acquired primary data through interviews with foreign fighters in Syria and Iraq, the families and friends of such fighters, and other online supporters of jihadism, to better understand – …

TSAS WP16-13: Trying to Talk to Terrorists: Ethical and Methodological Challenges in Canada

Publisher: TSAS
Geography: Canada
Year: 2016
Description:

Scholars have long shied away from talking to terrorists. This is because there are significant methodological and ethical problems posed by such research. How can we manage those challenges and – …

Making CVE Work: A Focused Approach Based on Process Disruption

Author(s): Berger-- J. M.
Year: 2016
Description:

Abstract: One of the biggest barriers to designing a comprehensive Countering Violent Extremism (CVE) programme is defining its scope. This paper argues for a narrow approach, focusing on disengagement and – …

Towards a Guide for Constructing and Disseminating Counternarratives to Reduce Support for Terrorism

Year: 2015
Description:

Abstract: Despite widespread recognition that the use of counternarratives is an important strategic component of countering violent extremism, to date, there are no comprehensive guidelines on how to develop and – …

Expressions of political practice: Collective angst moderates politicized collective identity to predict support for political protest (peaceful or violent) among diaspora group members

Year: 2014
Description:

Abstract: In two studies, we examined an ethnic group (Tamil or Somali) at a key point in their history – when violent conflict rages in their homeland that will determine – …

The Psychology of Military Decision Making: Inertia, Expertise, and Least-Worse Decisions

Subjects: Military, Psychology

Civilian casualties in Afghanistan

Year: 2014
Description:

The monthly tally of civilian casualties in Afghanistan traces the war’s grim trajectory. Thousands of Afghan bystanders are killed and maimed each year in clashes between insurgents and the coalition – …

Visible War: Information War, Surveillance and Speed

Year: 2006

The Routledge Handbook of Surveillance Studies

Year: 2012
Description:

Surveillance is a central organizing practice. Gathering personal data and processing them in searchable databases drives administrative efficiency but also raises questions about security, governance, civil liberties and privacy. Surveillance – …

Review of Fallout: Nuclear Diplomacy in an Age of Global Fracture,

Author(s): Levi — Ron
Year: 2015

Review of “Security and energy capture”

Year: 2015
Subjects: Security

Women as Professional Soldiers: Canadian Values on the Front Line

Geography: Canada
Year: 2015

Security Networks and the Dynamics of Trust

Author(s): Whelan — Chad
Year: 2015
Subjects: Networks, Security

Cowardly Traitor or Heroic Whistleblower? The Impact of Edward Snowden’s Disclosures on Canada and the United Kingdom’s Security Establishments

Author(s): Alati — Daniel
Year: 2015

Security Networks and Occupational Culture: Understanding Culture Within and Between Organisations

Author(s): Whelan — Chad
Year: 2015

Managing Dynamic Public Sector Networks: Effectiveness, Performance and a Methodological Framework in the Field of National Security

Author(s): Whelan — Chad
Year: 2015

The Dallas Patrol Management Experiment: Can AVL Technologies be Used to Harness Unallocated Patrol Time For Crime Prevention?

Year: 2015

Police Work in International Peace Operations Environments: A Perspective From Canadian Police Officers in the MINUSTAH

Geography: Canada
Year: 2015

Police Work and New ‘Security Devices’: A Tale from the Beat

Year: 2015

Beyond the Castle Model of Cybersecurity

Year: 2016
Subjects: Cyber security

War Stories: A Narrative Approach to Understanding Military Decisions

Year: 2015
Subjects: Military, War

Police and Cameras

Year: 2016

From Protection to Resilience: Critical Infrastructure Security in Canada

Author(s): Boyle– Philip
Geography: Canada
Year: 2015

Developing a Typology of Terrorism Involvement as a Basis to Planning for Sentencing, Management, Risk Reduction, Release and Monitoring of Terrorist Offenders

Year: 2015

The Importance of Reproduction in Evidence Based Policing: A Comment

Author(s): Huey– Laura
Year: 2015

‘Questions about Dawlah. DM me, plz.’ The Sock Puppet Problem in Online Terrorism Research

Year: 2015

Identifying Digital Threats in a Hacker Web Forum

Year: 2015

LECENing places to hide: Geo-Mapping Child Exploitation Material

Year: 2015
Subjects: Crime, Intelligence

To prevent the Existence of People Dedicated to Causing Trouble: Dirty Work, Social Control and Paramilitaries in Colombia

Geography: South America
Year: 2016

La haine chez un adolescent amputé de guerre

Year: 2015

Defence Policy, ‘Walmart Style’: Canadian lessons in ‘not-so-grand’ strategy

Geography: Canada
Year: 2015

Ukrainian Volunteer Fighters in the Eastern Front: Ideas, Norms and Emotions as Mobilization Mechanisms

Author(s): Karagiannis– M
Geography: Eastern Europe
Year: 2016
Subjects: Military, Security

‘This Isn’t What I Signed Up For’: When Officer Role Expectations Conflict with the Realities of General Duty Work in Rural Communities

Year: 2015
Description:

Abstract: Although some insight into the sources and scope of occupational stress among rural police officers exists, historically, researchers have focused largely on their policing styles, rather than the relationship – …

From Seeds to Orchards: Using Evidence-Based Policing to Address Canada’s Policing Research Needs.

Geography: Canada
Year: 2016

A method to detect criminal organizations from police data

Year: 2016

Stumbling Toward Total Information Awareness: The Security of Canada Information Sharing Act

Geography: Canada
Year: 2015

Neutrality Law, Anti-terrorism and Foreign Fighters: Legal Solutions to the Recruitment of Canadians to Foreign Insurgencies

Geography: Canada
Year: 2015

The ecology of trust among hackers

Year: 2016
Description:

Abstract: Malicious hackers profit from the division of labour among highly skilled associates. However, duplicity and betrayal form an intrinsic part of their daily operations. This article examines how a – …

Comment le jihadisme est-il devenu numérique ? Évolutions, tendances et ripostes,

Author(s): Ducol-- Benjamin
Year: 2015
Description:

Abstract: Twitter constitue un terrain de jeu de prédilection pour le groupe État islamique (EI) : espace de médiatisation, de revendication et de mobilisation. Depuis sa matrice de naissance afghane – …

Toward a Framework Understanding of Online Programs for Countering Violent Extremism

Year: 2016
Description:

Abstract: There is an emerging consensus that ideologically-based narratives play a central role in encouraging and sustaining radicalization to violence, and that preventing, arresting, or reversing radicalization requires some means – …

Voices of the Caucasus Emirate: Mapping and analyzing North Caucasus insurgency websites.

Geography: Eastern Europe
Year: 2015
Description:

Abstract: This article looks at Internet use by insurgent groups in the North Caucasus in the context of a regional diffusion of violence. Using a mixed methods research design that – …

‘Just Being Mean to Somebody Isn’t a Police Matter’: Police Perspectives on Policing Cyber-bullying

Geography: Canada
Year: 2015
Description:

Abstract: Increasing public awareness of cyberbullying, coupled with several highly publicized youth suicides linked to electronic bullying, have led lawmakers and politicians to consider new criminal legislation specifically related to – …

Iterations of Olympic security: Montreal and Vancouver

Geography: Canada, Quebec
Year: 2015
Description:

Abstract: This article compares security dynamics at two Olympic Games hosted by Canada: Montreal (1976) and Vancouver (2010). It is the first study of security at the Montreal Olympics and – …

L’analyse du risque géopolitique: du plausible au probable

Author(s): Bencherif-- Adib
Year: 2015
Description:

Abstract: This paper is going to explore the logical process behind risk analysis, particularly in geopolitics. The main goal is to demonstrate the ambiguities behind risk calculation and to highlight – …

A group-based recidivist sentencing premium? The role of context and cohort effects in the sentencing of terrorist offenders

Geography: Quebec
Year: 2015
Description:

Despite recent interest in terrorism little is known about the sentencing of terrorist offenders, and the impact of cohort effects on the sentencing patterns of offenders over the course of – …

Current National Security and Human Rights Issues in the UK, Canada and Hong Kong

Author(s): Alati — Daniel
Year: 2016

Counter-Insurgency Intelligence: Looking Forward by Looking Back.

Publisher: ABC-Clio, Praeger
Year: 2015
Description:

About the Book: This thought-provoking work analyzes the major debates surrounding counterinsurgency campaigns and uncovers the internal security problems derailing effective strategies for restoring stability. As countries across the globe – …

A Pragmatic approach to the online risk assessment of violent extremists

Author(s): Shortland -- N
Publisher: IGI Global
Year: 2016
Description:

About the Book: Advances in digital technologies have provided ample positive impacts to modern society; however, in addition to such benefits, these innovations have inadvertently created a new venue for – …

High Visibility Policing: Policing on Camera and the Crisis of Police Legitimacy

Year: 2015
Description:

The public now expects that police work will be video recorded. This challenges the foundational axiom that police work is a “low-visibility” occupation. Technological and social developments are rapidly making – …