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COVID-19: An Intelligence Perspective

In this episode of Adversity Quotient, Phil Gurski and David Henigman discuss the roles of intelligence agencies during pandemic and what may change going forward.

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COVID-19 The Hill Times

COVID-19, Conspiracy Theory and Terrorism?

The destruction of cell towers believed to be used to transmit 5G wireless communications is tied to a conspiracy theory that 5G is causing COVID-19.

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COVID-19 Perspectives

COVID-19, face masks and national security

The debate over the niqab (Muslim face veil) was never about national security: COVID-19 is demonstrating that.

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Articles COVID-19 University of Ottawa

Where is the COVID-19 terrorism spike?

There has not been an appreciable increase in terrorism activity in most nations across the world (there are exceptions). Here is what we know so far.

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Articles COVID-19 The Hill Times

Surveillance and COVID-19: Quis custodiet ipsos custodes?

How can Western democratic states use surveillance technology to monitor who has COVID-19 and still respect privacy laws?

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COVID-19 Quick Hits

COVID-19: A rise in Hindu extremism against Muslims?

COVID-19 is causing a lot of fear and anxiety around the world. In India, some Hindu extremists are now blaming the country’s Muslims for the outbreak. In this Quick Hits podcast we look at the potential for violence.

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COVID-19 Perspectives

COVID-19 and the apocalypse: A boon for terrorism?

How terrorists may use COVID-19 to plan attacks to bring about the apocalyspe.

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COVID-19 Podcast Quick Hits

COVID-19: Is your faith putting you in danger? | QUICK HITS 30

Many people turn to religion in times of need. Some of the practices advocated by a few religious leaders are unhelpful and will aid in the spread of the COVId-19 virus. This too is religious extremism.

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Articles COVID-19 The Hill Times

What role for Canadian intelligence during the COVID-19 crisis?

We see our intelligence sector as there to protect us from threats like terrorism and foreign espionage – what about pandemics?

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Articles COVID-19 The Hill Times

No, COVID-19 is not an ‘intelligence failure’

Intelligence agencies really should have more of a dialogue with those who support them financially, i.e. the taxpayers/citizens.