national security

Apr 9, 2014
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Putin's procedure: The new Russian power bloc

Arash Falasiri
The latest Freedom House report suggests that 80 per cent of Russians believe that political and economic strength are more important than a "good democracy." Is this the new Russian power bloc?
Feb 21, 2014

CSIS still the cat in the birdcage

When it comes to Canada's security agencies, it is clear who threatens national security in the same way it is clear who threatens the birds when cats are placed in their cages.
Nov 8, 2013

Science, ethics and torture

National security and protection of the nation have been the traditional heavyweight excuses provided by governments that use torture, but there is more behind the justification of unethical methods.
Mar 20, 2012
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Business as usual for security officials after Arar case

Jeff Sallot
A classified U.S. diplomatic cable records how American officials worked with senior Canadian police and security officials to find "work-arounds" to anticipated restrictions on intelligence-sharing.


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