Podcast 39 – Terrorism in Star Trek (feat. Kyle from Trekspertise)

The series gives us hope that in the not too distant future mass violence is behind…

Podcast 38 – A talk with former CSIS Director Ward Elcock

Ward Elcock was the Director of CSIS from 1994 to 2004 and saw the organisation through…

Podcast 37 – Michael Petrou: Canadians who fought in the Spanish Civil War and the parallels with ISIS

My chat with Michael Petrou on Canadians who fought in the Spanish Civil War - were…

Podcast 36 – Borealis talks with US terrorism scholar Bruce Hoffman, one of the world’s foremost specialists on violent extremism

Borealis talks with US terrorism scholar Bruce Hoffman, who has been studying violent extremism for more…

Podcast 35 – Where is terrorism going? Borealis talks to US academic Colin P. Clarke

How has terrorism changed over the decades and, more importantly, where is it going in the…

Podcast 34 – Discussing radicalization with Lorne L. Dawson

Can scholars and security intelligence practitioners work better together? Phil Gurski talks with the University of…

Podcast 33 – Who was Abdallah Azzam? A discussion with Norwegian scholar Thomas Hegghammer

What was Abdallah Azzam role in modern Islamist terrorism? Listen to my chat with Norwegian scholar…

Podcast 32 – Talking about terrorism in Tunisia, heart of the democratic ‘Arab Spring’ with Aaron Zelin

The North African nation of Tunisia was one of the largest sources of ISIS foreign fighters.…

Podcast 31 – Interview with former security intelligence and counter terrorism operative Mubin Shaikh

In 2016, 17 Muslim Canadians had been arrested in a terrorism plot due to a human…

Podcast 30 – Counter terrorism expert discusses with former Al Qaeda top bomb maker

What happens when you gather together a former Al Qaeda bombmaker, a guy who wanted to…