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.
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.
The debate over the niqab (Muslim face veil) was never about national security: COVID-19 is demonstrating that.
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.
How can Western democratic states use surveillance technology to monitor who has COVID-19 and still respect privacy laws?
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.
How terrorists may use COVID-19 to plan attacks to bring about the apocalyspe.
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.
We see our intelligence sector as there to protect us from threats like terrorism and foreign espionage – what about pandemics?
Intelligence agencies really should have more of a dialogue with those who support them financially, i.e. the taxpayers/citizens.