While acts of terrorism are not all expensive ventures, some terrorist groups do manage large financial empires (ISIS is a good example). Just how important is this and how do we detect/stop these money flows?
Borealis talks with one of Canada’s leading money laundering/terrorist financing gurus Kim Manchester
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About the host Phil Gurski
Phil Gurski is the President and CEO of Borealis Threat and Risk Consulting Ltd. and Programme Director for the Security, Economics and Technology (SET) hub at the University of Ottawa’s Professional Development Institute (PDI). He worked as a senior strategic analyst at CSIS (Canadian Security Intelligence Service) from 2001-2015, specializing in violent Islamist-inspired homegrown terrorism and radicalisation.
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2 replies on “Why ‘follow the money’ applies to terrorism too”
Eye opener for the average Canadian here
Hoping much more is done in Canada towards securing our global position with allies and about this topic
As a Canadian getting more difficult to know which party which politician to support to lead us there
Agreed! Thanks for the feedback Mary Lynn!