2008 issue 4

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Editor's Corner
BY CLIVE ADDY

A Sine Qua Non of our Mutual Economic Confidence

BY THOMAS A. TASS

Thomas Tass describes the lack of security in our borders in the 90s and brings us up to date as to what must be done to improve these systems in the 21st century.

BY MIKE TODDINGTON

A comparison of Canada's port security and policing to other more effective regions of the world. Including insights on specific challenges and risks involved in port security.

BY CLIVE ADDY

Funding initiatives that make our borders more efficient and secure, a worthwhile and effective stimulus to our economy. A practical and remunerative initiative that the federal government must consider.

Dr. Ed Amoroso
BY CLIVE ADDY

Internationally respected Computer Engineer, Dr Amoroso presents a clear picture of cyber vulnerability and what he describes as our patchwork and ineffective reaction to it.

BY ANGUS SMITH

A look at what distinguishes the latest terror attack on Mumbai from it's predecessors and how we can learn from it.

BY TIM LYNCH

A Canadian's perspective on the latest terror attacks in Mumbai. Nations must come to terms with acts of terror and learn lessons as they occur.

BY ADRIAN KING

Setting in place effective defence and security measures to use against piracy. Gaining a thorough understanding of pirates' to enable us to develop successful countermeasures.

BY JILL OLEN

At every level of government, the United States, Mexico, and Canada struggle to determine acceptable levels of disaster preparedness between border communities.

Report from the UN Climate Change Conference
BY ALAN BURKE

Over 11,000 participants attended the Dec. 2008 conference in Poznan, Poland. This year's focus, to advance international cooperation on a future climate change regime.

One Last Thing
BY SCOTT NEWARK

FrontLine's Scott Newark comments on the state of current progress on border security in Canada.

BY RON MORAN

In today's heightened security world, Canada has not deployed some kind of mobile patrol capable of interdicting cross border illegal activity.