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Canadian Intelligence Eh!

Neda Wadekar – developments in Mozambique’s jihadi insurgency

Islamist terrorism continues in Mozambique, despite little coverage in the West. Borealis talks to Neha Wadekar on what is happening on the ground

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Quick Hits

So, who ‘dropped the ball’ on the terrorist attack in Norway?

Security intelligence services investigate thousands of people to a variety of levels: can we then blame them when things go awry and attacks occur?

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We need to stop jumping the gun on terrorism in the absence of facts

The Oslo, Norway shootings have evoked memories of the 2011 Breivik massacre and ties to RWE: but what do we know so far?

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Perspectives

Fear of being called ‘systemically racist’ got 23 people killed

Calling security services ‘systemically racist’ is not only unhelpful: it can interfere in the work these agencies do

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Canadian Intelligence Eh!

What really happened during this winter’s Freedom Convoy in Ottawa?

Episode 135 – The Freedom Convoy got a lot of attention in Canada and abroad but what actually happened? Borealis talks to the author of a new book on the event

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Those who accuse others of blasphemy can become terrorists

Those who still believe blasphemy is a sin and seek to kill those who engage in it are nothing but terrorists

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You have to act on intelligence even if it is uncorroborated

Just because intel turns out to be bogus does not mean it should not have led to certain decisions in the first place

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No, warrant processes are not ‘racist’

Allegations that CSIS applies for a court warrant out of ‘systemic racism’ are ridiculous and point to worrying ignorance of how our spies operate

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Can we really predict the next mass shooter/terrorist?

Many say they can predict the next mass shooter/terrorist before they strike; can they really?

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May Today in Terrorism

May 31, 1906: Spanish anarchist bombs royal wedding

On May 31, 1906 a Spanish anarchist threw a bomb hoping to hit King Alfonso XIII, killing 24 and wounding more than 100.