National security

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 – …

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 – …

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

Author(s): Whelan — Chad
Year: 2015

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

Geography: Canada
Year: 2015

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 – …

Political Demography of the New Security Environment

Year: 2015

Political Demography: How population changes are reshaping the Security Landscape

Publisher: Springer
Year: 2016
Description:

About the Book: This book provides international perspective for those studying or working in the security domain, from enforcement to policy. It focuses on non-traditional threats in a landscape that – …

The Ethics of Mega-Event Security: When the World Comes to Visit

Publisher: UBC Press
Year: 2015

Law, Logarithms and Liberties: Legal Issues Arising from CSE’s Metadata Program

Author(s): Forcese– Craig
Geography: Canada
Year: 2015

Canada’s National Counterterrorism Strategy and Challenges of Community Based Intervention in Countering Radicalization: A Perspective.

Author(s): Ahmed– Kawser
Geography: Canada
Year: 2016

TSAS WP16-06: Teaching CVE: a review of the Preventing Violent Extremism and Radicalisation in Australia handbook, and challenges across policy and practice

Author(s): Nolan--Elanna
Publisher: TSAS
Geography: Australia
Description:

(1) What are some of the key issues and challenges that emerged following the release of the Preventing Violent Extremism and Radicalisation in Australia (PVERA) handbook? (2) What lessons that – …

TSAS WP16-05: Assessment of the state of knowledge: Connections between research on the social psychology of the Internet and violent extremism

Publisher: TSAS
Description:

This paper seeks to answer the question: How does social psychology contribute to our understanding of the link between the Internet and violent extremism?

TSAS WP16-04: Bridging the National Security Accountability Gap: A Three-Part System to Modernize Canada’s Inadequate Review of National Security

Publisher: TSAS
Geography: Canada
Year: 2016
Description:

This paper examines existing challenges associated with the current structure of national security accountability review in Canada. It then draws on best practices in other jurisdictions to propose a systematic – …

TSAS WP16-02: Impromptu Initiative: Security Certificates and Scale

Author(s): Speed-- Shannon
Publisher: TSAS
Year: 2016
Description:

This paper offers some background and theoretical framing as part of a larger project on the Canadian Security Certificate Initiative. Here I consider questions about different ways of thinking about – …

Redefining Security in the Middle East

Year: 2002
Description:

This book addresses the need to redefine security in the Middle East. The contributors to the volume come from a wide variety of backgrounds, but have a common interest in – …

Israel’s Relations with Egypt and Turkey during the Arab Spring

Author(s): jacoby-- Tami
Geography: Egypt, Israel, Turkey
Year: 2013
Description:

What implications do the uprisings in the Middle East in 2010–2011 hold for Israel’s foreign relations with the two most strategically prominent states in the region, Egypt and Turkey? The – …

Comparative Islamist Perspectives on the Politics of Energy in the Middle East and Beyond

Year: 2014

Canada and Ballistic Missile Defence 1954-2009: Déjà vu all over again

Publisher: UBC Press
Geography: Canada, North America
Year: 2010

TSAS WP14-06: (Mis)Understanding Muslim Converts in Canada: A Critical Discussion of Muslim Converts in the Contexts of Security and Society

Publisher: TSAS
Year: 2014
Description:

This research seeks to understand the causes and processes of Islamic conversion in Canada through this initial study of Islamic conversion in Ontario. It attempts to contextualize Islamic conversion within – …

Anthropologists in the SecurityScape: Ethics, Practice, and Professional Identity

Publisher: Left Coast Press
Year: 2011

TSAS WP14-05: The Effectiveness & Effects of Canada’s Integrated National Security Enforcement Teams

Publisher: TSAS
Year: 2014
Description:

This paper is part of a larger project that studies the emergence of the idea of integration together with its implications. This paper asks: how has the idea of integration – …

Secret Service: Political Policing in Canada from the Fenians to Fortress America

Geography: Canada, North America
Year: 2012

The Unique Challenges of Terrorism Prosecutions: Towards a Workable Relation between Intelligence and Evidence

Author(s): Roach-- Kent
Year: 2010
Description:

The focus in this study isle on the unique challenges presented by terrorism prosecutions especially those relating to the disclosure of otherwise secret intelligence. (Source: Publication).

Notes on the Canadian Exception: Security Certificates in Critical Context

Author(s): Aitken-- Rob
Geography: Canada, North America
Year: 2007
Description:

This paper attempts to place the Canadian security certificate program in critical context. The program is a mechanism of arbitrary detention targeted to non-citizens the state has certified as ‘threats’ – …

Canada’s National Security in the Post-9/11 World: Strategy, Interests, and Threats

Year: 2012

No Exit: Racial Profiling and Canada’s War Against Terrorism

Author(s): Bahdi-- Reem
Publisher: York University
Geography: Canada, North America
Year: 2003
Description:

After September 11, 2001, some scholars and policy-makers promoted the racial profiling of Arabs and Muslims as a means towards greater national security. (Source: Publication).

Counterterrorism

Publisher: Polity Press
Year: 2009

Canada’s Anti-Terrorism Act (S.C. 2001, c. 41), Bill C-36

Geography: Canada, North America
Year: 2001

The Freedom of Security: Governing Canada in the Age of Counter-Terrorism

Author(s): Bell– Colleen
Publisher: UBC Press
Geography: Canada, North America
Year: 2011

Social Science for Counterterrorism: Putting the Pieces Together

Year: 2009

National Security Law: Canadian Practice in International Perspective

Author(s): Forcese– Craig
Publisher: Irwin Law
Geography: Canada, North America
Year: 2008

National Security Law Blog

Author(s): Forcese– Craig
Geography: Canada, North America
Year: 2007

The Security Dimensions of an Influential China

Publisher: CSIS
Geography: China, East Asia
Year: 2013
Description:

On 28 February and 1 March 2013, in partnership with National Defence Canada, the Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS) hosted a two-day conference on China as part of its Academic – …

Assessing Cyber Threats to Canadian Infrastructure

Publisher: CSIS
Geography: Canada, North America
Year: 2012
Description:

The purpose of this study is threefold: (1) to examine the cyber threat environment confronting Canada’s Critical National Infrastructure (CNI), with a particular focus on four key sectors and their – …