New research has found a significant link between mental problems and "lone wolf" terrorism. Now academics and law enforcement officials are working to turn that research into tools to prevent deadly attacks.
Britain faces its greatest-ever threat from terrorism, the interior minister said Monday, announcing measures to control suspects, strengthen online scrutiny and prevent insurance companies from paying terrorist ransoms.
The Conservative government plans to give police and spies new tools to fight terrorism as early as next week. But some point out that anti-terror laws already on the books aren't being fully used to stem the threat of attacks by homegrown radicals.
The federal government is increasing security at the U.S. Embassy in Ottawa and key public buildings after security agencies picked up intelligence reports of possible extremist 'knife-and-gun' attacks in Canada.