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Kamran Bokhari – What are the real chances for peace in Afghanistan?

If you are following what is happening in Afghanistan you will know two things: one, the US is engaged in ‘peace talks’ with Taliban terrorists and two, Taliban terrorists are continuing to kill on  a daily basis.  Should we talk ‘peace’ with terrorists?  Borealis talks to a Canadian specialist on this  issue, Kamran Bokhari. About […]

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Islamic leaders need to look in the mirror

In the wake of heavy criticism by Muslim leaders over French President Macron’s comments about Islam, all fingers are pointed at France as the problem. Is it, or is the Muslim world in crisis?

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Cynthia Miller-Idriss: What do we mean by ‘the far right’?

Everyone seems to want to talk about ‘Right-Wing Extremism’ or RWE these days. It is a nebulous term that seems to cover an awful lot of actors. Borealis talks to Dr. Cynthia Miller-Idriss of American University in Washington DC whose latest book Hate in the Homeland: The New Global Far Right is now out! Have […]

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Tom Abraham – How do dogs play a role in counter-terrorism?

In this episode, Borealis talks to a Canadian who has been involved in training ‘man’s best friend’ for four decades.

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Can the word terrorism be applied to groups like BLM and Antifa?

Borealis appears as a guest on a podcast hosted by Vaush to look if BLM and Antifa can be designated as terrorist organisations.

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How serious is the far-right extremist threat in Canada? Are we taking it seriously enough?

In this episode, Borealis talks to Canada’s leading scholar on far right extremism, Dr. Barbara Perry of Ontario Tech University. Have a listen!

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China and the Uyghurs – Exploiting the ‘Global War on Terrorism’ to engage in ‘cultural genocide’

China has used a very small terrorist threat from Uyghur Islamist extremists to launch an enormous crackdown. Borealis is joined by GWU’s Sean Roberts to discuss his new book on this humanitarian outrage.

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An overall look at what terrorism means in a conversation with David Pakman

Phil Gurski, Canadian intelligence veteran and author on five books about terrorism joins David to discuss the sources of terror, the war on terror and much more.

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Liam Duffy: Is the ‘war on terrorism’ turning into a ‘war on words’?

UK researcher and former PREVENT officer Liam Duffy joins former CSIS analyst Phil Gurski to discuss the lack of consensus on what terrorism means.

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Forensic psychiatrist Peter Collins: Is there a link between mental illness and terrorism?

When you read about an act of violence, do you assume the perpetrator is mentally ill? Borealis talks to Canadian forensic psychiatrist Peter Collins to shed light on these issues.