An Intelligent Look at Terrorism with Phil Gurski

Quick Hits | Why do security services get blamed when things go badly?

December 07, 2020 Phil Gurski
An Intelligent Look at Terrorism with Phil Gurski
Quick Hits | Why do security services get blamed when things go badly?
Chapters
0:00
Introduction
0:20
November 2 terrorist attack in Vienna
0:55
2019 Global Terrorism Index
1:26
Autrian minister of Interior calls for a review of the spy service
1:50
Bundesamt für Verfassungsschutz und Terrorismusbekämpfung (BVT)
2:04
Austria apparently received but failed to act on intelligence from Germany and Slovakia
2:53
Why do security services get blamed when things go badly?
4:09
Warnings from the prison system
4:56
Uncorroborated reporting
6:00
Why security services are always blamed
7:32
Going to work with only one goal in mind
8:15
RCMP, CSIS, FBI, CIA
An Intelligent Look at Terrorism with Phil Gurski
Quick Hits | Why do security services get blamed when things go badly?
Dec 07, 2020
Phil Gurski

In the wake of the November 2 terrorist attack in Vienna in which 4 people died, the head of the Austrian security service resigned and the responsible minister has called for a review of the spy service.  Austria apparently received but failed to act on intelligence from Germany and Slovakia. 

Was the attack a failure?  Borealis wonders why security services are always blamed when things go wrong.

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About the host Phil Gurski:

Phil is the President and CEO of Borealis Threat and Risk Consulting Ltd. and Programme Director for the Security, Economics and Technology (SET) hub at the University of Ottawa’s Professional Development Institute (PDI). He worked as a senior strategic analyst at CSIS (Canadian Security Intelligence Service) from 2001-2015, specializing in violent Islamist-inspired homegrown terrorism and radicalisation.

►Check Phil's latest book ''When Religion Kills'' - https://amzn.to/2ALdpoG
►Website - https://borealisthreatandrisk.com/
►Twitter - https://twitter.com/borealissaves
►LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/phil-gurski-8942468/
►Email - borealisrisk@gmail.com

Show Notes Chapter Markers

In the wake of the November 2 terrorist attack in Vienna in which 4 people died, the head of the Austrian security service resigned and the responsible minister has called for a review of the spy service.  Austria apparently received but failed to act on intelligence from Germany and Slovakia. 

Was the attack a failure?  Borealis wonders why security services are always blamed when things go wrong.

►Subscribe - https://borealisthreatandrisk.com/subscribe/

About the host Phil Gurski:

Phil is the President and CEO of Borealis Threat and Risk Consulting Ltd. and Programme Director for the Security, Economics and Technology (SET) hub at the University of Ottawa’s Professional Development Institute (PDI). He worked as a senior strategic analyst at CSIS (Canadian Security Intelligence Service) from 2001-2015, specializing in violent Islamist-inspired homegrown terrorism and radicalisation.

►Check Phil's latest book ''When Religion Kills'' - https://amzn.to/2ALdpoG
►Website - https://borealisthreatandrisk.com/
►Twitter - https://twitter.com/borealissaves
►LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/phil-gurski-8942468/
►Email - borealisrisk@gmail.com

Introduction
November 2 terrorist attack in Vienna
2019 Global Terrorism Index
Autrian minister of Interior calls for a review of the spy service
Bundesamt für Verfassungsschutz und Terrorismusbekämpfung (BVT)
Austria apparently received but failed to act on intelligence from Germany and Slovakia
Why do security services get blamed when things go badly?
Warnings from the prison system
Uncorroborated reporting
Why security services are always blamed
Going to work with only one goal in mind
RCMP, CSIS, FBI, CIA