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Canadian Parliament Shooting Part of Stringed Terrorist Attacks?

By Brett Daniel Shehadey
Special Contributor for In Homeland Security

Is Canada under a larger and on-going string of terrorist attacks, or is this a separate mass-shooting incident?

On Monday, Martin Couture-Rouleau intentionally ran down two members of the Canadian military with his car, killing one person and injuring one other. Couture-Rouleau was being investigated for radicalization by jihadists.

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Ebola: Rethinking Security

By Dr. Patricia Campbell
Assistant Provost of Graduate Studies, Research, and Innovation at American Public University System

Ebola is more than a potential endemic; it is a prime example of the importance of viewing “security” much more broadly than traditional definitions, which have focused on power, military might, and defensive and offensive capabilities.

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