An Intelligent Look at Terrorism with Phil Gurski

Gregory Johnsen: What is happening in Yemen and why does it matter?

January 13, 2021 Phil Gurski / Gregory Johnsen Season 4 Episode 75
An Intelligent Look at Terrorism with Phil Gurski
Gregory Johnsen: What is happening in Yemen and why does it matter?
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An Intelligent Look at Terrorism with Phil Gurski
Gregory Johnsen: What is happening in Yemen and why does it matter?
Jan 13, 2021 Season 4 Episode 75
Phil Gurski / Gregory Johnsen

Most people have either never heard of Yemen or know very little about it. The country is one of the world's poorest, is home to Islamist terrorist groups and is beset by a war with the involvement of foreign actors.  Borealis is joined by Yemen specialist Gregory Johnsen to get a better understanding of how we got there and what the stakes are.

Find out more about my guest Gregorry Johnsen
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About my guest Gregory Johnsen

Gregory D. Johnsen, a former Fulbright Fellow in Yemen, is a PhD candidate at Princeton University and the Michael Hastings National Security Fellow at BuzzFeed. A frequent guest on NPR, he has contributed essays to the New York Times. He lives in Ithaca, New York. Find out more about my guest.

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

Most people have either never heard of Yemen or know very little about it. The country is one of the world's poorest, is home to Islamist terrorist groups and is beset by a war with the involvement of foreign actors.  Borealis is joined by Yemen specialist Gregory Johnsen to get a better understanding of how we got there and what the stakes are.

Find out more about my guest Gregorry Johnsen
►Subscribe - https://borealisthreatandrisk.com/subscribe/


About my guest Gregory Johnsen

Gregory D. Johnsen, a former Fulbright Fellow in Yemen, is a PhD candidate at Princeton University and the Michael Hastings National Security Fellow at BuzzFeed. A frequent guest on NPR, he has contributed essays to the New York Times. He lives in Ithaca, New York. Find out more about my guest.

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