An Intelligent Look at Terrorism with Phil Gurski

QUICK HITS | Does who we are define what we do?

December 18, 2020 Phil Gurski
An Intelligent Look at Terrorism with Phil Gurski
QUICK HITS | Does who we are define what we do?
Chapters
0:00
Introduction
0:20
2019 Christchurch mosque shootings
0:58
The warning signs in the Christchurch terrorist's Australian upbringing
2:13
Brenton Tarrant troubled upbriging
2:46
So what?
4:03
My own mother was racist
5:01
The difference between false positives and false negatives
6:02
Indicators, red flags, detection and prevention
7:41
There is not a single pathway to terrorism
9:16
Contact Phil Gurski
An Intelligent Look at Terrorism with Phil Gurski
QUICK HITS | Does who we are define what we do?
Dec 18, 2020
Phil Gurski

In the aftermath of the 2019 Christchurch mosque shootings, everyone is asking why Brenton Tarrant did what he did.  Was it is violent household?  His racist views?  His online habits?  Was any of this 'predictable'? 

Borealis pushes back against the notion that we can detect these events in advance.

►Read The warning signs in the Christchurch terrorist's Australian upbringing
►Read How should security services handle threat information
►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

Show Notes Chapter Markers

In the aftermath of the 2019 Christchurch mosque shootings, everyone is asking why Brenton Tarrant did what he did.  Was it is violent household?  His racist views?  His online habits?  Was any of this 'predictable'? 

Borealis pushes back against the notion that we can detect these events in advance.

►Read The warning signs in the Christchurch terrorist's Australian upbringing
►Read How should security services handle threat information
►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
2019 Christchurch mosque shootings
The warning signs in the Christchurch terrorist's Australian upbringing
Brenton Tarrant troubled upbriging
So what?
My own mother was racist
The difference between false positives and false negatives
Indicators, red flags, detection and prevention
There is not a single pathway to terrorism
Contact Phil Gurski