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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

Why can’t we call terrorists what they are?November 23, 2020 Episode artwork Nigel West: Shedding light on the world of intelligenceNovember 21, 2020 Episode artwork China, Russia, Iran and North Korea are Canada's 'greatest strategic threat': CSE reportNovember 21, 2020 Episode artwork No, violent incels are not terroristsNovember 20, 2020 Episode artwork Borealis to expand podcasts to more national security issuesNovember 18, 2020 Episode artwork David Malet: What to do with Western foreign terrorist fighters - leave them abroad or bring them back?November 17, 2020 Episode artwork Those advocating the return of foreign fighters are missing a lotNovember 16, 2020 Episode artwork Why can't the Canadian PM denounce a brutal act of terrorism?November 13, 2020 Episode artwork What does a Biden presidency mean for counter terrorism?November 11, 2020 Episode artwork Jasmine Opperman: Why is Mozambique becoming a terrorist hotspot?November 10, 2020 Episode artwork When men of God say "Don't love your neighbour - kill him"November 09, 2020 Episode artwork Does 'deradicalisation' in prison work?November 06, 2020 Episode artwork Does the Vienna attack signal a new wave of jihadist terrorism?November 04, 2020 Episode artwork Tunisia is facing a grave Islamist extremist threatNovember 04, 2020 Episode artwork 5 dead, including suspect with ‘Islamist motive,’ after shooting in ViennaNovember 03, 2020 Episode artwork Kamran Bokhari - What are the real chances for peace in Afghanistan?November 03, 2020 Episode artwork Quebec sword attack: Not every act of serious violence is terrorismNovember 01, 2020 Episode artwork Good counter terrorism practices require wide sharing among international security servicesOctober 30, 2020 Episode artwork Islamic leaders need to look in the mirrorOctober 29, 2020 Episode artwork Yes, Islamist extremism has a lot to do with Islam!October 28, 2020 Episode artwork Cynthia Miller-Idriss: What do we mean by 'the far right'?October 27, 2020 Episode artwork Labelling misogyny as a form of terrorism is unhelpfulOctober 26, 2020 Episode artwork Are right-wing terrorists really a bigger concern than jihadis?October 23, 2020 Episode artwork Remembering Corporal Nathan Cirillo 6 years after the Ottawa attackOctober 22, 2020 Episode artwork What will the impact of the beheading of a high school teacher be on France?October 22, 2020 Episode artwork