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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

August 20, 2018 7:15 am

Canadians Need the Truth About Toronto’s Danforth Avenue Terrorist Attack

It's been more than four weeks since the murderous shooting attack on Toronto's Danforth Avenue, a famous outdoor dining location that is also home to the...

December 7, 2017 2:44 pm

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...


Volunteers Bond with Residents at ‘Special’ Center in the Negev - When Nina Paul first visited ALEH Negev Nahalat-Eran several years ago,...

Has the US Intelligence Community Misread Iran’s Nuclear Program? - Donald Trump clashed with the intelligence community last week over the...

Israelis Get Inside the Huddle and Embrace American Football - Many Israelis came to work bleary-eyed on Monday morning, having stayed up all night watching the New England...


After Auschwitz Visit, Pence Accuses Iran of Nazi-Like Antisemitism

US Vice President Mike Pence accused Iran of Nazi-like antisemitism on Friday, maintaining his harsh rhetoric against Tehran just a day he attacked European powers for trying to undermine American sanctions on...


Yesh Atid MKs: Unity Talks with Gantz Coming Down to ‘Core IssuesR...

In a process that could prove pivotal for the upcoming Israeli elections, unity talks between Yesh Atid leader Yair Lapid...

Middle East

Iran Rejects Antisemitism Allegation by Pence

Iran on Saturday rejected accusations of antisemitism leveled against it by US Vice President Mike Pence, saying it respected Judaism but opposed Israel, which Tehran said was acting like a...