Women are often the first members of a community to observe and interact with extremists trying to make inroads. Efforts to prevent violent extremism need to take their role seriously.
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The second column in a new series on security issues facing Canada.
Western governments are better at stopping the Islamic State's recruitment of homegrown terrorists than they realize.
Content policies are driving terrorists onto encrypted apps. This makes their content less accessible to both recruits and law-enforcement agencies.
On Monday, the Maryland U.S. attorney's office alleged in a motion for detention pending trial that Rondell Henry stole a U-Haul with the intent of ramming the vehicle into crowds of people at National Harbor in Potomac, Maryland. Henry was arrested on April 3 pursuant to a criminal complaint charging him with interstate transportation of a stolen vehicle. A motion for pretrial detention explained that Henry poses a flight risk and public safety threat by revealing that his actions were inspired by the Islamic State and the 2016 truck attack in Nice, France.
Until the U.K. gets better at prosecuting terrorists, revoking the citizenship of Brits who joined the Islamic State might be the best policy.
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In January and February, several defendants were charged, were sentenced, or pleaded in cases involving international terrorism charges.
The Islamic State staked a claim based on territorial governance. What is it without the caliphate?
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