Episode 100 – Borealis President Phil Gurski is delighted to welcome back US terrorism specialist Brian Jenkins to answer a simple question: whither terrorism?
In this time of COVID-19, we have enough to worry about without freaking out about terrorism!
Even ISIS is afraid of COVID-19, suggesting we may not see an uptick in attacks seeking to take advantage of a possible skeleton crew in security and intelligence agencies.
The COVID-19 situation is rapidly evolving and governments are having a hard time keeping up with strategies to respond and react effectively to keep their citizenry safe. Read more about the ongoing COVID-19 crisis and its ties with terrorism.
When language matters
Quick Hits 166 – What is Ideologically Motivated Violent Extremism (IMVE)?
Former CSIS analyst Phil Gurski looks at how intelligence failures are anything but.
Doctor charged with ‘terrorism’ for embarrassing Turkish government over COVID figures
Why extreme views may not be violent but still can an effect on public safety.
Long pandemic could add to extremism, decline in democracy: Defence Department report.
Intelligence agencies exist to help officials make better decisions. Some nations have true ‘intelligence cultures’ where the value of this kind of information is recognised. Then there is Canada.
The advent of the COVID-19 pandemic has brought into the foreground the need to plan for the next one and the role of intelligence agencies.
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.
Terrorists like to have large audiences for their acts – what if we keep ‘social distancing’?