Long after a crisis recedes, residual anxiety can remain and become calcified in cultures, customs and institutions.
Canada’s free-trade obsession has made us overly reliant on global supply chains. That's a huge unforced error given that 19 years ago, 9/11 showed us just how quickly border policy can change.
Seven of the past 10 business bailouts since 1969 have either broke even, or more frequently, ended up making a tidy profit for taxpayers.
In times of crisis, the role of art becomes more central to our lives, like it or not.
Over the past few decades, the US has gradually lowered the ceiling for refugees.
A former congressional staffer says withholding damning evidence from Congress and using civilians to carry out presidential or intelligence agency agendas links the Ukraine crisis to other scandals.
Political leaders are ignoring dangerous threats to American national sovereignty, security and citizens' peace of mind.
Each spin of the news cycle hits us with another 'bombshell,' while everything from free speech to race has been 'weaponized.' What's the effect of being relentlessly exposed to metaphors of war?
Violent radicals are often described as jihadists. A scholar explains what the word means and why those using the word to justify terrorism are often misrepresenting their sources.
Jon Stewart insists he is just a comedian, but his comic barbs have always had a political edge.
You might think it morbid, but people have many reasons for visiting the sites of battles and disasters.
South Africa's law that regulates the Interception of communications is being challenged on the basis it can be abused by rogue elements in intelligence.
The 2001 federal election was a watershed moment for Australian national security that has set a policy agenda for almost two decades.
Words are as important as pictures for helping us come to terms with such a huge cultural loss.
Michael Haneke's allegorical 2009 film showed how a peaceful society can be shattered within a single generation. It's a lesson for us now in a world drifting toward populism and violence.
On Dec. 10, 1903, the US military leased 45 square miles of Cuban territory to build a naval base. How did Guantanamo Bay become an infamous prison for alleged terrorists?
Though more consequences are likely to develop in the post-9/11 era, the war on terror, heightened government surveillance and Islamophobia are notable legacies of this early 21st century tragedy.
Approximately 10,000 people have been diagnosed with cancer due to 9/11. What support is available to this community, and is it working?
An unprecedented onslaught from the US hasn't destroyed the terrorist organization. What is the secret of its resilience?
The Saudi-Canadian row offers Canada an opportunity to adopt a new Middle East policy based on universal human rights that address the needs of the many and contributes to regional stability.