HAT MONTHLY MEETING: Sat Dec 8, 1:30pm OISE "Canadian Security and the New Middle East"

SAT  Dec 8, 2012,  1:30-3pm
LOCATION:  OISE 252 Bloor Street West,  Room 4-422

Speaker: John Thompson, “Canadian Security and the New Middle East”

John Thompson, author, Other People's Wars: Overseas Terrorism in Canada, is Editor/Publisher of The Mackenzie Institute, a think tank that focuses on terrorism, political extremism, warfare, and organized crime. He is "concerned with the social and political stability of Canada." John has spent 22 years with the Mackenzie Institute, 5 with the Canadian Institute of Strategic Studies and 13 years with the Canadian Forces (in the ranks as a gunner and commissioned with the Queen's York Rangers). John often appears as a television contributor on terrorism and military issues. He is an extremely skilled communicator -- 7,500 media interviews, 500 plus columns, studies, papers, and contributions to books.