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Christchurch mosque shootings Quick Hits Right-wing extremism Video

Does who we are define what we do?

The warning signs in the Christchurch terrorist’s Australian upbringing.

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National Security Quick Hits Video

So now our spies need a warrant to use Google?

What to make of a new NSIRA report criticising CSIS for using open source info to help it do its job?

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Thanks YouTube for tuning in to Borealis!

We just wants to say thanks to each and every of you for your support and engagement in 2020 and wish you all a Merry Christmas and a great 2021!

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What if deradicalisation programs are serving to bolster violent extremism?

So what happens when extremists show up to deradicalisation events seeking to recruit those being helped?

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You gotta read – LOTS – if you want to stay informed

If you want to stay abreast of what is happening from a national security/public safety angle you need to invest time and effort to find that information.

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Ecoterrorism Quick Hits Video

What about environmental terrorism?

In this episode, Phil discusses B.C. pipeline opponents facing U.S. terrorist charge over train track interference.

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A lot of dictatorships are using ‘terrorism’ to crack down on opponents

Even if we cannot agree on what ‘terrorism’ is, we should be able to agree on what it isn’t. In this episode, Borealis looks at some recent abuses of the word terrorism and calls on all countries to reject this usage.

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Terrorist deaths are down for the 4th year in a row

Will that continue into 2021?

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Is it really time to take resources away from jihadi terrorists and move them to the far-right?

We need, or so many say, to shift out resources away from the jihadis we have been focused on for 20 years. Should we? What do the data say?

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Incels Quick Hits Video

What is an ongoing trial in Canada teaching us about incels

As a trial in Toronto of a man accused ot running down and killing 10 people in 2018 continues, we are seeing various arguments about both the mental competence of the accused and whether his act could inspire others. Borealis sits down once again with incel specialist Naama Kates to look at what we can […]