Intelligence and the next pandemic

The advent of the COVID-19 pandemic has brought into the foreground the need to plan for…

COVID-19: An Intelligence Perspective

In this episode of Adversity Quotient, Phil Gurski and David Henigman discuss the roles of intelligence…

What will terrorism look like post-COVID?

Terrorists like to have large audiences for their acts - what if we keep 'social distancing'?

Quick Hits: Not all religious extremism is violent

Some are demanding group worship at a time when collective physical distancing is necessary. Have a…

COVID-19, Conspiracy Theory and Terrorism?

The destruction of cell towers believed to be used to transmit 5G wireless communications is tied…

COVID-19, face masks and national security

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

Where is the COVID-19 terrorism spike?

There has not been an appreciable increase in terrorism activity in most nations across the world…

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…

Halting disinformation in a time of pandemic: the need to tread very carefully

The federal government is considering making it an offence to knowingly spread misinformation that could harm…

The challenges of gathering intelligence during a pandemic – addendum

Satellite imagery (aka imagery intelligence or IMINT) is a very useful tool in gathering data on…