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Canadian Intelligence Eh!

Hostage taking – A conversation with Rachel Briggs

Episode 103 – In this podcast, Phil Gurski talks to Rachel Briggs, first director of Hostage UK and founding executive director of Hostage US on this fascinating issue.

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Peter Neumann – What is going on with extremists in Germany?

Episode 102 – Borealis talks with ICSR’s Peter Neumann to get the lowdown on what is happening in Germany.

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Canadian Intelligence Eh!

Minke Meijnders – What role does strategic foresight play in national security?

Episode 101 – Phil Gurski chats with Minke Meijnders, instructor at the University of Ottawa’s Security, Economics and Technology program.

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So,what if we stopped charging people with terrorism?

Quick Hits 170 – The benefits of getting rid of the term terrorism and charging suspects with murder.

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Phil in the media Podcast

Modes of Inquiry with Mathew Giagnorio

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Canadian Intelligence Eh! COVID-19 Washington riots

Borealis talks with American terrorism guru Brian Jenkins

Episode 100 – Borealis President Phil Gurski is delighted to welcome back US terrorism specialist Brian Jenkins to answer a simple question: whither terrorism?

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Canadian Intelligence Eh!

Suzanne Raine – Is there a terrorist calm before the next terrorist storm?

Episode 99 – Phil Gurski talks to former UK FCO official Suzanne Raine on why vigilance is the better strategy.

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Yes, Canada needs a foreign intelligence service, but does it want one?

Quick Hits 169 – Phil Gurski explains why Canada needs a foreign intelligence devoted to HUMINT.

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Canadian Intelligence Eh! Podcast

Angus Smith – Intelligence vs evidence in the life of a strategic analyst

Episode 98 – Phil Gurski is joined by former RCMP strategic analyst Angus Smith to discuss how spies and cops have related, but different responsibilities

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London truck attack: Why ”why” is hard to fathom

Quick hits 168 – How reliable witness statements are and why we often never determine the real reasons for violent events.