An Intelligent Look at Terrorism with Phil Gurski

QH #126 | What is the point of 'terrorist group listings'?

January 12, 2021 Phil Gurski
An Intelligent Look at Terrorism with Phil Gurski
QH #126 | What is the point of 'terrorist group listings'?
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An Intelligent Look at Terrorism with Phil Gurski
QH #126 | What is the point of 'terrorist group listings'?
Jan 12, 2021
Phil Gurski

In the wake of the January 6 attacks in Washington, many are calling for the Proud Boys, a white supremacist group, to be added to the 'listed terrorist entities' in Canada.  What is a 'terrorist entity list' and what does it do?  Borealis argues that this is an unnecessary tool that does not add much to counter terrorism efforts.

Read more: 
Listed Terrorist Entities  - Public Safety Canada
NDP calls for right-wing group Proud Boys to be banned, labelled as terrorists - Global News
Feds looking at declaring Proud Boys a terrorist organization in wake of U.S. rioting - CTV

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.

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Show Notes

In the wake of the January 6 attacks in Washington, many are calling for the Proud Boys, a white supremacist group, to be added to the 'listed terrorist entities' in Canada.  What is a 'terrorist entity list' and what does it do?  Borealis argues that this is an unnecessary tool that does not add much to counter terrorism efforts.

Read more: 
Listed Terrorist Entities  - Public Safety Canada
NDP calls for right-wing group Proud Boys to be banned, labelled as terrorists - Global News
Feds looking at declaring Proud Boys a terrorist organization in wake of U.S. rioting - CTV

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.

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