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An Intelligent Look at Terrorism with Phil Gurski

Borealis Threat & Risk Consulting

What is happening in the world of terrorism? Former Canadian intelligence analyst Phil Gurski discusses radicalization and homegrown Al Qaeda, Islamic State and islamist-inspired extremism.

Recent Episodes

QH #131 | So what's up with Christian extremism?January 26, 2021 Episode artwork QH #130 | Why I do what I doJanuary 22, 2021 Episode artwork John Ferris: Why would the Brits ask a Canadian to write their official SIGINT history?January 20, 2021 Episode artwork QH #129 | Can we be more consistent in our use of language when talking about terrorism?January 19, 2021 Episode artwork QH #128 | No, the Capitol riot was not an 'intelligence failure'January 15, 2021 Episode artwork QH #127 | The hubris of 'prediction' January 14, 2021 Episode artwork Gregory Johnsen: What is happening in Yemen and why does it matter?January 13, 2021 Episode artwork QH #126 | What is the point of 'terrorist group listings'?January 12, 2021 Episode artwork INTERVIEW | Former CSIS Analyst: Once inside the Capitol, it was like a frat partyJanuary 08, 2021 Episode artwork QH #125 | Trump protestors storm the Capitol: What to make of Washington DC violence?January 08, 2021 Episode artwork QH #124 | What the hell happened in Washington today?January 07, 2021 Episode artwork Sophia Moskalenko: How does the sharing of images and memes online contribute to radicalisation?January 06, 2021 Episode artwork QH #123 | Nashville explosion: Do conspiracy theories constitute an 'ideology'?January 05, 2021 Episode artwork QUICK HITS | The Nashville explosion is looking more and more like a spectacular suicide, not an act of terrorismJanuary 01, 2021 Episode artwork QUICK HITS | Terrorism in 2021: What to expect?December 31, 2020 Episode artwork QUICK HITS | Nashville bombing: Just what do we mean by 'terrorism'?December 30, 2020 Episode artwork Mustafa Akyol: Is Islam in crisis? What to do about it?December 29, 2020 Episode artwork QUICK HITS | Muslim states are pissed about cartoons and ok with concentration campsDecember 28, 2020 Episode artwork QUICK HITS - Should we keep jihadis locked up for our own safety?December 23, 2020 Episode artwork Joshua Krasna: What national security issues keep Israelis awake at night?December 22, 2020 Episode artwork QUICK HITS | I'm right, you're wrong, GO TO HELL!December 21, 2020 Episode artwork QUICK HITS | Does who we are define what we do?December 18, 2020 Episode artwork Yannick Veilleux-Lepage: What do aircraft hijackings tell us about terrorist innovation?December 15, 2020 Episode artwork QUICK HITS | So now our spies need a warrant to use Google?December 14, 2020 Episode artwork QUICK HITS | What if deradicalisation programs are serving to BOLSTER violent extremism?December 14, 2020 Episode artwork