We really need to stop leaping to the conclusion that perpetrators of terrorism attacks are suffering from psychological imbalance just because we don’t understand why they are doing these kinds of attacks, writes Phil Gurski.
The RCMP and the Canadian Security Intelligence Service, which share responsibilities for combatting terrorism, both fall under the portfolio of Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale. The Hill Times file photograph
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