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Scott Newark is a former Alberta Crown Prosecutor who has also served as Executive Officer of the Canadian Police Association, Director of Operations to the Washington D.C.-based Investigative Project on Terrorism and as a Security Policy Advisor to the Governments of Ontario and Canada.

ARTICLES BY: Scott Newark


December 7, 2017 2:44 pm
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Why Is Canada Cutting Checks to Suspected Terrorists?

It began in 2007, after a lengthy, expensive and mostly closed-door inquiry led to a $10.5 million payoff to Maher Arar. Arar was a joint Canadian-Syrian citizen...

November 20, 2017 2:45 pm
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Ontario Prosecutors Fail to Appeal Marital Sexual Assault Case

The deadline for Canadian prosecutors to appeal a judge's decision to acquit a Muslim man of sexually assaulting his wife has passed. It appears that...

November 9, 2017 4:37 pm
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Canadian Judge in Marital Sexual Assault Case Places Cultural Practices Above the Law

Thanks to excellent reporting by Andrew Duffy of the Ottawa Citizen, Canadians recently learned of a disturbing decision from Ontario Superior Court Justice Robert Smith. It acquitted a...

August 16, 2016 5:19 am
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Thwarted Canadian Terrorist Attack Still Raises Questions

Last week's successful prevention of a terrorist attack has merited Canadians' appreciation for the effective work of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP), Ontario Provincial Police...

May 5, 2016 6:52 am
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Canada’s Sorely Needed Enhanced National Security Oversight and Review May Be Near

They are the issues that won't go away. First raised following the 2010 investigation and report into the 1985 Sikh terrorist attack on an Air India flight...

March 4, 2016 4:27 am
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The Security Priorities of the New Canadian Government Are Emerging

It began with a bizarre media interview last month featuring Canada's new International Development Minister, Marie-Claude Bibeau. It took place shortly after Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Canada's new...

February 17, 2016 1:28 am
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Canada’s Liberal ISIS Strategy Revealed: Politics Trump Pragmatism

Justin Trudeau led his Liberal Party to victory in October's Canadian federal election by branding himself as the champion of "change" from the decade-old Harper...

Culture

British Actor Daniel Craig’s Weakness for Jewish Food Revealed as Reason for Fuller Face

British actor Daniel Craig's frequent visits to a kosher restaurant in London...

A Wartime Tragedy Resurfaces in Berlinale Refugee Study

Decades after he won a Silver Bear prize for a pioneering film about the fate of Jews fleeing Nazi Germany,...

New Israeli Line of Passover Wine Launched by Former NBA All-Star Amar’e Stoudemire

JNS.org - At a news conference at the Jewish National Fund House on Tuesday,...

Features

Holding Out an Olive Branch? US Lawmakers Speak Out After Being Detained on the Temple Mount

JNS.org - US Representatives Scott Tipton (R-Colo.) and David B. McKinley (R-W.Va.) no doubt...

First Aid Under Fire: Israeli Officer Details Medical Challenges at Gaza Border

JNS.org - In emergency care during combat, every minute can make the difference between life...

Jewish Groups Call for Gun Control After Florida Shooting

JNS.org - Major American Jewish organizations are calling for stricter gun-control laws in the wake of the February 14 mass school...

Israel

Israeli Military: Tear Gas May Have Caused Palestinian’s Death in Cus...

The Israeli military said on Friday that initial findings of an investigation into the death of a man that Palestinians say...

Middle East

Saudi Journalist: Ditch Mosque Microphones and Reduce Number of Mosques

JNS.org - Saudi journalist Mohamed Al-Suhaimi said he was in favor of silencing microphones in mosques, saying that the “terrifying” sound of the adhan call to prayer “coming from all directions”...

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