Lorne Dawson

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

RCMP looks to close allies as it ‘turns corner’ on countering violent extremism

Media: Canadian Press, November 19, 2015
TSAS Expert(s): Lorne Dawson
Subject(s): Counterterrorism, Legislation, RCMP, Radicalization

Experts say Liberal counter-radicalization office should bridge, not drive, regional efforts

Media: iPolitics, November 2, 2015
TSAS Expert(s): Lorne Dawson, Michael Zekulin
Subject(s): Canada, Counterterrorism, Deradicalization, Security

MP James Bezan wants Aaron Driver charged for inciting terrorism

Media: CBC News – Manitoba, June 25, 2015
TSAS Expert(s): Lorne Dawson, Mubin Shaikh
Subject(s): Free Speech, Home Grown Terror, Legislation, Radicalization

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

Youth trying to reach Syria got instructions from Montreal mosque, family members say

Media: Toronto Star, May 30, 2015
TSAS Expert(s): Lorne Dawson
Subject(s): Home Grown Terror, Radicalization, Youth

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

Terrorism research urgently needed in Canada

Media: University Affairs, January 14, 2015
TSAS Expert(s): Craig Forcese, Jeremy Littlewood, Lorne Dawson
Subject(s): Research Funding, TSAS, Terrorism

Government concerned about radicalized Canadians

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

From cults to homegrown terror: How Lorne Dawson found his academic calling

Media: CBC News, April 16, 2014
TSAS Expert(s): Lorne Dawson
Subject(s): Academia, Canada, Home Grown Terror, Radicalization, Toronto 18, Youth

Homegrown terrorist: Toronto 18 bomb plotter Saad Khalid recalls his radicalization

Media: CBC News, April 16, 2014
TSAS Expert(s): Lorne Dawson
Subject(s): Deradicalization, Home Grown Terror, Radicalization, Toronto 18, Youth

Public safety officials, Muslim youth to discuss ways to prevent radicalization

Media: Canada.com, March 7, 2014
TSAS Expert(s): Lorne Dawson
Subject(s): Canada, Muslim Canadians, Public Safety Canada, Radicalization, Youth

Train terror plot suspect, Chiheb Esseghaier lashes out at ‘NATO colonization’ of Afghanistan

Media: National Post, February 4, 2014
TSAS Expert(s): Lorne Dawson
Subject(s): Canada, Esseghaier, Home Grown Terror, VIA Rail Conspiracy

How Youth Becomes Radicalized (RCI)

Media: Radio Canada International, April 24, 2013
TSAS Expert(s): Lorne Dawson
Subject(s): Al-Qaeda, Algeria, Home Grown Terror, Islam

How Terrorism Grows at Home

Media: Globe and Mail, April 23, 2013
TSAS Expert(s): Lorne Dawson
Subject(s): Home Grown Terror

Homegrown Terrorist Radicalization

Media: CHCH TV News, April 22, 2013
TSAS Expert(s): Lorne Dawson
Subject(s): Home Grown Terror

Plot to derail Via train

Media: CTV News Kitchener, April 22, 2013
TSAS Expert(s): Lorne Dawson
Subject(s): Al-Qaeda, Home Grown Terror

Stephen Harper’s search for the root causes of terrorism

Media: Macleans, April 20, 2013
TSAS Expert(s): Aurélie Campana, Lorne Dawson
Subject(s): Counterterrorism, Kanishka Project, TSAS

Canada Concerned About ‘Homegrown’ Fighters

Media: Al Jazeera, April 17, 2013
TSAS Expert(s): Lorne Dawson
Subject(s): Algeria, Home Grown Terror, Islam

Authorities Grapple with Ways to Fight Youth Radicalization

Media: Postmedia News, April 5, 2013
TSAS Expert(s): Lorne Dawson
Subject(s): Al-Qaeda, Algeria, Home Grown Terror, Islam

Sociologist says would-be terrorist recruits are most common among young, alienated Canadian men

Media: Global News, April 3, 2013
TSAS Expert(s): Lorne Dawson
Subject(s): Home Grown Terror

UW Joins Canadian Research Network for Counter-Terrorism

Media: The Cord, June 27, 2012
TSAS Expert(s): Lorne Dawson, Veronica Kitchen
Subject(s): TSAS, University of Waterloo