National Security

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Australian government orders ASIO raids to suppress East Timor spying evidence
Head, Mike
Article
2013
The Abbott governmen ordered Australian Security Intelligence Organisation (ASIO) and Australian Federal Police (AFP) raids on the homes and offices of a lawyer and former intelligence agency whistleb...
Bill C-51: A Legal Primer: Overly broad and unnecessary anti-terrorism reforms could criminalize free speech
Ruby, Clayton; Nader R.,Hasan
Article
2015
Bill C-51, the Anti-Terrorism Act, 2015, would expand the powers of Canada's spy agency, allowing Canadians to be arrested on mere suspicion of future criminal activity.
Blau-Kamm case exposes the dark underbelly of Israel's security state
Cook, Jonathan
Article
2010
In a properly democratic country, Kamm would have an honorable defence against the charges, of being a whistle-blower rather than a spy, and Blau would be winning journalism prizes not huddling away i...
Canada After Harper: His Ideology-fuelled Attack on Canadian Society and Values, and How We Can Resist and Create the Country We Want
Finn, Ed (editor)
Book
2015
Essays documenting the breadth and depth of the Harper government's attack on institutions, policies, and programs that embody values and principles shared by most Canadians: education, health care, w...
Canada's 1960s: The Ironies of Identity in a Rebellious Era
Palmer, Bryan D.
Book
2008
A history of social movements of the 1960s, including Canada’s student and anti-war movements, the rise of women’s liberation, labour agitation, and Quebec’s independence movement.
The Canadian Ministry of "Truth": "Reality Is Whatever We Say It Is"
Guerin, Fred
Article
2015
The government and corporations operate as if truth and reality are what they say it is. Guerin analyzes and provides examples of this propaganda, including Canada's Bill C-51.
The Canadian War on Queers
Kinsman, Gary; Gentile, Patrizia
Book
2010
From the 1950s to the late 1990s, agents of the Canadian state spied on, interrogated, and harassed gays and lesbians in a series of so-called national security campaigns. This book traces this histor...
Chomsky.Info
Chomsky, Noam
Website
The Noam Chomsky Web site.
CIA Off Campus: Building the Movement Against Agency Recruitment and Research
Mills, Ami Chen
Book
1990
Mills describes campus organizing against the CIA's recruiting and research programs on campus. She also describes how to detect secret CIA activities and how to combat them. She gives voice to the mu...
The CIA's Memory Prison: A Perverse Logic
Sottile, J.P.
Article
2013
The U.S. government has ruled that the prisoners kidnapped and tortured by the U.S. cannot talk about their experiences because those experiences are the property of the U.S. government, which has cla...
The CIA's Mop-Up Man: L.A. Times Reporter Cleared Stories With Agency Before Publication
Silverstein, Ken
Article
2014
A prominent national security reporter for the Los Angeles Times routinely submitted drafts and detailed summaries of his stories to CIA press handlers prior to publication, according to documents obt...
Connexions: Volume 3, Number 5 - September 1978
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1978
Connexions Library: Human Rights and Civil Liberties Focus
Website
Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on civil liberties and human rights.
Connexions Other Voices - April 30, 2017: Affirming life, resisting war, reporting UFOs
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2017
What do we do when those in power recklessly put the future of the entire planet at risk with their acts of aggression and military provocations, while they ignore the growing disaster of climate chan...
Connexions Other Voices - July 22, 2017: Secrecy and Power
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2017
Secrecy is a weapon the powerful use against their enemies: us. This issue of Other Voices explores the relationship of secrecy and power.
Core Secrets: NSA Saboteurs in China and Germany
Maass, Peter; Poitras, Laura
Article
2014
The National Security Agency has had agents in China, Germany, and South Korea working on programs that use “physical subversion” to infiltrate and compromise networks and devices, according to docume...
Crimes of the Secret Police: Bombers, Burglars, Bullies, Barn-Burners And Dynamite Thieves
Dion, Robert
Book
1982
An account of crimes committed by the RCMP security service in the name of national security.
Data Mining You: How the Intelligence Community Is Creating a New American World
Engelhardt, Tom
Article
2012
Joseph K., that icon of single-lettered anonymity from Franz Kafka’s novel The Trial, would undoubtedly have felt right at home in Washington.
Double Standard: The Secret History of Canadian Immigration
Whitaker, Reg
Book
1987
A focused examination of the right-wing political bias and dishonesty that has charecterized Canada's post-war immigration and refugee policies. Policies were profoundly influenced by the Cold War. Th...
Eavesdropping on the Planet: The Inalienable Right to Snoop?
Blum, William
Article
2013
Like a mammoth vacuum cleaner in the sky, the National Security Agency (NSA) sucks it all up: home phone, office phone, cellular phone, email, fax, telex … satellite transmissions, fiber-optic communi...
Edward Snowden's Warning to Canada
Snowden, Edward
Article
2015
Whistleblower Edward Snowden talks about Bill C-51 and the weak oversight of Canada's intelligence agencies.
Everything under control, Life in a managed society: New Internationalist April 1985
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1985
A deluge of commercial messages are subtly undermining the consumer's ability to make autonomous decisions. Discussion of why, and how, social control is becoming the norm in Western societies.
Fighting Secrecy and the National Security State: An Interview With Birgitta Jonsdottir, the Co-Producer of WikiLeaks's "Collateral Murder" Video
Bernstein, Dennis
Article
2013
An interview with Iceland Member of Parliament Birgitta Jonsdottir of the Pirate Party on the status of the international struggle against government secrecy and surveillance.
First a Hand on Your Crotch, Next a Boot in Your Face: False Choices and Airport Security
Scott, Michael
Article
2010
Since 9/11, we have given up many of our rights and our government has condoned practices like torture, legalized assassination, kidnapping, indefinite detention without access to council or trial – a...
GovernmentSources.ca
Website
A portal with information about government, Canadian and international, with articles, documents, books, websites, and experts and spokespersons. The home page features a selection of recent and impor...
Guantanamo North: Terrorism and the Administration of Justice in Canada
Diab, Robert
Book
2008
After September 11, 2001, Canadian governments made significant changes to the law so that non-citizens with suspected links to terrorism could be held indefinitely with no due process. The Courts hel...
Hegemony or Survival: America's Quest for Global Dominance
Chomsky, Noam
Book
2003
Chomsky documents how, for more than half a century, the United States has been pursuing a grand imperial strategy with the aim of dominating the globe.
How Corporations and Law Enforcement Are Spying on Environmentalists
Federman, Adam
Article
2015
In August 2010, the Federal Bureau of Investigation's Domestic Terrorism Analysis Unit distributed an intelligence bulletin to all field offices warning that environmental extremism would likely becom...
If U.S. Mass Media Were State-Controlled, Would They Look Any Different?: Snowden Coverage
Cohen, Jeff
Article
2013
The Edward Snowden leaks have revealed a U.S. corporate media system at war with independent journalism. Many of the same outlets that missed the Wall Street meltdown and cheer-led the Iraq invasion h...
Information Overload: Driving a Stake Through the National Security State
Lindorff, Dave
Article
2012
Here’s an idea. Let’s all start salting all of our conversations and our written communications with a selection of those 300 key words. If every liberty-loving person in America virus were to do thi...
Inside NSA, Officials Privately Criticize 'Collect It All' Surveillance
Maass, Peter
Article
2015
As Members of Congress struggle to agree on which surveillance programs to re-authorize before the Patriot Act expires, they might consider the unusual advice of an intelligence analyst at the Nationa...
Intelligence Online
Website
Online newsletter dealing with intelligence issues.
IntelligentSearch.ca
Website
A web portal featuring topics related to research and the Internet. The home page features a selection of recent and important articles. A search feature, subject index, and other research tools make ...
The Intercept
Website
A platform to report on the documents previously provided by NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden, with a long-term mission is to produce fearless, adversarial journalism across a wide range of issues.
Is Lockheed Martin Shadowing You?: How a Giant Weapons Maker Became the New Big Brother
Hartung, William D.
Article
2011
The increasing influence and role of Lockhead Martin, the giant weapons corporation.
Israeli Spying in the United States: Full-Spectrum Penetration
Ketchham, Christopher
Article
2009
Israel runs one of the most aggressive and damaging espionage networks targeting the U.S.
Israelis Targeting Grassroots Activists
Frykberg, Mel
Article
2009
Israeli authorities are increasingly targeting and intimidating nonviolent Palestinian grassroots activists involved in anti-occupation activities who are drawing increased support from the internatio...
Legal Lessons From the Green Scare: When the Constitution is No Obstacle to the FBI
Rosenfeld, Ben; Regan, Lauren
Article
2010
Green Scare prosecutors and their coordinators in Washington are willing to destroy individual lives to score political points, and to trample their own rules in the process.
The Logic behind Mass Spying: Empire and Cyber Imperialism
Petras, James
Article
2013
Revelations about the long-term global, intrusive spying by the US National Security Agency (NSA) and other allied intelligence apparatuses have provoked widespread protests and indignation and threat...
Mistaking Omniscience for Omnipotence : In a World Without Privacy, There Are No Exemptions for Our Spies
Engelhardt, Tom
Article
2013
Given how similar they sound and how easy it is to imagine one leading to the other, confusing omniscience (having total knowledge) with omnipotence (having total power) is easy enough. It’s a reasona...
Mouths Wide Shut: Obamas War on Whistleblowers
Feffer, John
Article
2015
The Obama administration has been ruthless in its prosecution of whistleblowers.
The National Security State Cops a Feel: Taking Off the Gloves (Then Everything Else)
Englehardt, Tom
Article
2010
It's finally coming into focus, and it’s not even a difficult equation to grasp. It goes like this: take a country in the grips of an expanding national security state and sooner or later your "safety...
The National Security State Exposed: Obama v. Snowden
Mackler, Jeff
Article
2013
Snowden disclosed orders demanding that all of the nation’s internet providers allow for secretly conducted, and ongoing government sweep of phone calls, audio and video chats, e-mails, photographs, ...
No News is Not Good News: Cops Taping Protesters & Journalists
Lindorff, Dave
Article
2010
If cops photograph and videotape protesters and journalists, it's news if it happens in China, but when it happens in the U.S., as it routinely does, the media are silent.
No Place to Hide: Edward Snowden, the NSA, and the U.S. Surveillance State
Greenwald, Glenn
Book
2014
Glenn Greenwald recounts his 10-day trip to Honk Kong where he acquired the Snowden Files. Additionally, Greenwald discusses the NSA's unprecedented abuse of power, as well as the media's habitual avo...
Notes on the Current Crisis
Brenner, Robert; et. al
Article
2014
The editors debate the subjectivity of international law as the United States publically denounces Russia's seizure of Crimea yet condones Israel's occupation of Palestine and treatment of its people....
The NSA's Invasion of Google and Yahoo Servers: Your Email is Likely Being Monitored
Lopez, Alfredo
Article
2013
The American National Security Agency (NSA) has been intercepting information coming in and out of Google and Yahoo servers over non-public, internal network fibre optic lines. In December, 2012 alone...
NSA's Path to Totalitarianism: Ever-Shrinking Democracy in America
Pollack, Norman
Article
2013
The American National Security Agency (NSA) appears as a “rogue” organization, extremism in the putative service of liberty. Or better, call it, stripped of all cosmetics, the unerring mark of a Polic...
The NSA's Spying Operation on Mexico: Systematic Eavesdropping on the Government
Carlsen, Laura
Article
2013
The American NSA has been systematically eavesdropping on the Mexican government for years. Three major programs constitute a massive espionage operation against Mexico.
Obama signs police state legislation
Martin, Patrick
Article
2012
Militarism and aggressive war abroad go hand in hand with authoritarianism and dictatorship at home.
Obama's Liberty Problem: Why Indefinite Detention By Executive Order Should Scare the Hell Out of People
Quigley, Bill; Warren, Vince
Article
2010
The proposal to create a special new legal system by Executive Order will threaten the liberty of every single US citizen who is not in Guantanamo because it will damage the due process guarantees wh...
On Power and Ideology
Chomsky, Noam
Book
1987
Five lectures on U.S. international and security policy.
On Translating Securityspeak into English: In the Land of False Cognates
Carson, Kevin
Article
2012
The Security State has its own language: Securityspeak. Like Newspeak, the ideologically refashioned successor to English in Orwell’s “1984,” Securityspeak is designed to obscure meaning and conceal t...
Operation Freedom
Article
1978
A tabloid designed to inform the public about the growing national measures in Canada
The Origin of America's Intellectual Vacuum
Hedges, Chris
Article
2010
A profile of Chandler Davis, a blacklisted mathematician who served six months in jail for refusing to cooperate with the House Un-American Activities Committee.
Osama Bin Laden, Bradley Manning and Me
Blum, William
Article
2013
As far as can be deduced, the government believes that the documents and videos that Bradley Manning gave to Wikileaks, which Wikileaks then widely distributed to international media, aided the enemy ...
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - October 24, 2015: Whistleblowers and national security
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Article
2015
This issue sheds light whistleblowers and the murky world of national security. Governments may often pay lip service to the importance of protecting whistleblowers, but in reality they are almost alw...
The Police State is Real: It Has Happened Here
Roberts, Paul Craig
Article
2013
The Bush regime’s response to 9/11 and the Obama regime’s validation of this response have destroyed accountable democratic government in the United States. So much unaccountable power has been concen...
Popular Security Software Came Under Relentless NSA and GCHQ Attacks
Fishman, Andrew; Marquis-Boire, Morgan
Article
2015
The National Security Agency and its British counterpart, Government Communications Headquarters, have worked to subvert anti-virus and other security software in order to track users and infiltrate n...
Predicting Torture: The PATRIOT Act, Bradley Manning and Julian Assange
Van Bergen, Jennifer
Article
2010
Bradley Manning is charged with leaking classified documents to Wikileaks and faces a court martial. The conditions of his confinement are extreme, and amount to torture.
Preparing for a Digital 9/11
Greenberg, Karen
Article
2012
In recent years, in one of the more dangerous, if largely undiscussed, developments of our time, the Bush and then Obama administrations have launched the first state-planned war in cyber space. First...
The Puzzle Palace: A Report on America's Most Secret Agency
Bamford, James
Book
About the Natiional Security Agency
The Real Terror Network: Terrorism in Fact and Propaganda
Herman, Edward S.
Book
1982
Herman sets out to show that the U.S. ignores or sponsors terror by authoritarian states that are allied with U.S. interests.
Reflexions sur le role de l'Etat et de la Police Series: On Vous a a l'Oeil
Groupe d'Etude Sur le controle social, Ecole de Criminologie, Universite de Montreal, Le
Article
1978
Relentless Persistence: Nonviolent Action in Latin America
McManus, Philip and Schlabach, Gerald (ed.)
Book
1991
There is in Latin America a tradition of "firmeza permanente," relentless persistence, which has enabled the people to preserve parts of their culture during five centuries of conquest and oppression.
The Secret Secret: Of Wikileaks and Literacy
Johnson, Jimmy
Article
2010
Only those with proper clearances can participate in discussions that affect significant aspects of our lives. Certain technological achievements, our collective ethical decisions (torture, secret pri...
Secret Service: Political Policing in Canada From the Fenians to Fortress America
Whitaker, Reg; Kealey, Gregory S.; Parnaby, Andrew
Book
2012
A history of political policing in Canada.
The Secrets in Israel's Archives: Evidence of Ethnic Cleansing Kept Under Lock and Key
Cook, Jonathan
Article
2010
Israel has extended the time limit for releasing documents in its archives to 70 years, to prevent disclosure of evidence of widespread ethnic cleansing. The state's chief archivist says many of the ...
Snowden, Surveillance And The Secret State
Cromwell, David; Edwards, David
Article
2013
There is plenty to be said about living under a giant system of government surveillance. Just don't expect the corporate media to explore the full extent of what it really all means.
Snowden's NSA Leaks Catalogued In First Searchable Database Of The Surveillance Documents
Halleck, Thomas
Article
2015
Canadian journalists and researchers have teamed up to create the world's first fully-searchable index of the classified documents revealing NSA surveillance leaked by whistleblower Edward Snowden.
Spooky Business: Corporate Espionage Against Nonprofit Organizations
Ruskin, Gary
Article
2013
This report is an effort to document something about corporate espionage against nonprofit organizations. Law enforcement should prioritize investigating and prosecuting corporate espionage against no...
Spying on Democracy: Government Surveillance, Corporate Power, and Public Resistance
Boghosian, Heidi
Book
2013
Heidi Boghosian documents the disturbing increase in surveillance of ordinary citizens and the danger it poses to our privacy, our civil liberties, and to the future of democracy itself.
The Sunday Times' Snowden Story is Journalism at its Worst - and Filled with Falsehoods
Greenwalk, Glenn
Article
2015
Western journalists claim that the big lesson they learned from their key role in selling the Iraq War to the public is that it's hideous, corrupt and often dangerous journalism to give anonymity to g...
Synthesis: A review of events reported in the Canadian press - October 1977: Volume V Number 8
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1977
Synthesis is the journal of the Canadian News Synthesis Project. Previously known as the Canadian News Synthesis Project (1974 - 1976), Synthesis analyzes and presents current news coverage of the mos...
Taking liberties: When elite representatives define 'national security'
Behrens, Matthew
Article
2011
Most reporters assigned to the national security beat are not physically embedded within the RCMP and CSIS in the way those covering the occupation of Afghanistan seem to become stenographers for the ...
13 Things the Government is Trying to Keep Secret From You: Constitutional Black Out
Quigley, Bill
Article
2013
The President and the Government are intentionally keeping massive amounts of information about surveillance secret.
Toolkit for a New Canada
Gonick, Cy (Coordinating Editor)
Article
2008
A pamphlet providing a snapshot of what the contributors, brought together by Canadian Dimension magazine, believe are the big issues facing Canada in the first decade of the 21st century. The article...
Top-Secret Document Reveals NSA Spied on Porn Habits as Part of Plan to Discredit 'Radicalizers'
Article
2013
The National Security Agency has been gathering records of online sexual activity and evidence of visits to pornographic websites as part of a proposed plan to harm the reputations of those whom the a...
TSA's Gestapo Empire: A Greater Threat Than the Terrorists
Roberts, Paul Craig
Article
2010
The U.S. Transportation Security Administration is a far greater threat to the lives and freedom of Americans than the 'terrorists' it claims to be protecting them from.
Uncivil Obedience: The Tactics and Tales of a Democratic Agitator
Borovoy, A. Alan
Book
1991
How to push for social change without breaking the law.
War Against the People: Israel, The Palestinians and Global Pacification
Halper, Jeff
Book
2015
Governments today are waging a 'war against the people' -- whether 'securitization' against asylum seekers in Fortress Europe, 'counterinsurgency' in Afghanisation, or the subliminal war of policy and...
War on Whistleblowers: Free Press and the National Security State: Free Press and the National Security State
Greenwald, Robert
Film/Video
2013
During his election campaigns, Barak Obama promised the most transparent administration in U.S. history. Cynics can rejoice in the fact that the Obama administration has indicted more people for viola...
A War on Wikileaks?: Unhinged at the US State Department and Pentagon
Forte, Maximillian C.
Article
2010
If the state fails to make any sense - not surprising - it is because it is has no intention of doing so. The state is appealing to something more visceral with all of this posturing: fear. It wants t...
The Watchers: The Rise of America's Surveillance State
Harris, Shane
Book
2010
An exploration of how and why the American government increasingly spies on its own citizens.
What Uncle Sam Really Wants
Chomsky, Noam
Book
1993
Chomsky discusses examples of U.S. intervention and links together events stretching over four decades in regions throughout the world. He provides a quick synopsis of American foreign policy and pain...
Whose National Security?: Canadian State Surveillance and the Creation of Enemies
Kinsman, Gary; Buse, Dieter K.; Stedman, Mercedes
Article
2000
Examines RCMP monitoring of trade unionists, Left-wing political groups, students, gays and lesbians, feminists, consumers' associations, Black activists, First Nations people, and Quebec sovereignist...
Why Wikileaks is Good for Democracy
Quigley, Bill
Article
2010
The US has been going in the wrong direction for years by classifying millions of documents as secrets. Wikileaks and other media which report these so called secrets will embarrass people yes. Wikile...
You are all suspects now. What are you going to do about it?
Pilger, John
Article
2012
A state of permanent war has been launched by the United States and a police state is consuming western democracy.

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Canadian Civil Liberties Association
The Canadian Civil Liberties Association is a national organization that was constituted to promote respect for and observance of fundamental human rights and civil liberties, and to defend, extend, a...
Canadian Institute of International Affairs
The CIIA provides a national, non-partisan forum for the analysis, discussion and debate of international issues focussing on the implications for Canadian interests. Activities include the National F...
Centre for Research on Globalization
An independent research and media group of writers, scholars and activists. Publishes news articles, commentary, background research and analysis on a broad range of issues, focussing on social, econo...
Chomsky.info
The Noam Chomsky Web site.
Coalition to Oppose the Arms Trade
COAT is a national network of individuals and organizations in Canada that began in late 1988 to organize opposition to ARMX '89, which was the country's largest weapons bazaar. COAT has continued to ...
History & Policy
History & Policy: * Demonstrates the relevance of history to contemporary policymaking * Puts historians in touch with those discussing and deciding public policy today * Increases the influence of...
Peace Magazine
Bimonthly publication focusing on peace and justice from a multi-partisan perspective.
Project Ploughshares
Canadian ecumenical agency of the Canadian Council of Churches that carries out research, analysis, dialogue and public discussion of peace and security issues in Canada and internationally. Issues in...

Sources Experts & Spokespersons

Article 19
ARTICLE 19, a human rights pioneer, defends and promotes freedom of expression and freedom of information all over the world. Censorship Kills. It starves and it represses. It denies people access to information essential to thei...
Coalition to Oppose the Arms Trade
COAT is a national network of individuals and organizations in Canada that began in late 1988 to organize opposition to ARMX '89, which was the country's largest weapons bazaar. COAT has continued to expose and oppose Canada's rol...
History & Policy
History & Policy: * Demonstrates the relevance of history to contemporary policymaking. * Puts historians in touch with those discussing and deciding public policy today. * Increases the influence of historical research over cu...
Project Ploughshares
Canadian ecumenical agency of The Canadian Council of Churches that carries out research, analysis, dialogue and public discussion of peace and security issues in Canada and internationally. Issues include: defence policy, militar...

Sources Library

Barrett Brown case: 11 of 12 counts dismissed
Sources News Release
2014
Reporters Without Borders greets with relief federal prosecutors' decision to drop nearly all criminal charges against Barrett Brown, a contributor to The Guardian and Vanity Fair.
Bill to stifle flow of information poised to pass in Japan
Sources News Release
2013
The Committee to Protect Journalists is gravely concerned by a new state secrets bill before the Japanese parliament, which, if passed, would broaden the government's power to determine which informat...
Covert Entry
Spies, Lies and Crimes Inside Canada's Secret Service
Mitrovica, Andrew
2002
A glimpse into the inner workings of Canada's secret service.
The Harper Years: Tough Times For Reporters In Canada
Sources News Release
2015
As federal elections will be held in Canada on October 19, Reporters Without Borders (RSF) reviews the evolution of freedom of the press and information during Prime Minister Stephen Harper's tenure. ...
I, spy: Edward Snowden in exile
Rusbridger, Alan; MacAskill, Ewen
2014
The Guardian interviews Edward Snowden, the former NSA contractor who leaked thousands of classified documents to media outlets. Snowden shares his views on the events that have occured since his exil...
Israeli media forbidden to report case widely covered internationally
Sources News Release
2010
Reporters Without Borders condemns an absurd court-ordered ban on Israeli media coverage of the case of Anat Kam, an online journalist and former soldier accused of leaking classified military informa...
Journalists are not informants
Sources News Release
2014
Two Cameroonian journalists face military court charges of failure to report a destabilization plot. Journalists Felix Cyriaque Ebole Bola of the daily Mutations and Rodrigue Tongue of Le Messager, we...
McCarran Internal Security Act
Sources Select Resources Encyclopedia
The Internal Security Act (a.k.a the Subversive Activities Control Act, McCarran Act - after Pat McCarran - or ISA) of 1950 is a United States federal law that required the registration of Communist o...
Security laws attack Australia's press freedom
Sources News Release
2014
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) joins its affiliate the Media, Entertainment & Arts Alliance (MEAA) in describing the National Security Legislation Amendment Bill No 1 an outrageous ...
Software that tracks people on social media created by defence firm
Gallagher, Ryan
2013
Raytheon's Riot program mines social network data like a 'Google for spies', drawing ire from civil rights groups.
Spy Wars
Espionage and Canada from Gouzenko to Glasnost
Granatstein, J.L.; Stafford, David
A survey history of Canad'as "secret" history.
US news media to be monitored to curb leaks
2012
A series of leak leads U.S. officials to take additional measures to stop the public from learning about government secrets.
Will the government's counter-extremist programme criminalise dissent?
Kundnani, Arun
2015
From 1 July, a broad range of public bodies - from nursery schools to optometrists - will be legally obliged to participate in the U.S. government’s Prevent policy to identify would-be extremists. Und...

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Flying Together: The GATT-Fly Newsletter
Periodical profile published 1978
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1978
A newsletter focusing on the issue of national security and its effects on society as a whole.
Making a Killing
The Canada-Israel Military-Industrial Partnership
Young, Art (ed.)
Article
2009
Canadian companies supply many essential components to Israel's war machine. This pamphlet provides information on the arms trade that will help to strengthen the movement for boycott, divestment and ...