Canadian Intelligence Eh!

From service in Afghanistan to a military/security publishing house

A former Canadian soldier and reservist wrote fiction and non-fiction on Afghanistan and went on to create a new publishing house on military and security

Canadian Intelligence Eh! – Episode 161: A conversation with Double Dagger Press founder Phil Halton

Lots of Canadians served in Afghanistan with the military/intelligence world or in the aid/NGO sector. A few have reflected on their experiences in books and articles. One in particular, not only produced a screenplay, a fiction and a non-fiction on events over there, but created a publishing house. A conversation with Phil Halton, founder of Double Dagger Press, Canada’s only company that focuses on military and security issues.

Double Dagger Books – Canada’s Newest Military Publisher

About – Phil Halton | Literary Fiction Writer

Canadian Intelligence Eh

In a world of multiple voices and opinions it can be very hard to know where to turn.  One choice is to look to those who actually worked in counter-terrorism in the national security world. In these half-hour podcasts, 30-year Canadian intelligence veteran Phil Gurski is joined by a fascinating array of individuals with something meaningful to say about these issues as they provide insight into what they mean and what we need to do about them.

About Phil Gurski

Phil Gurski is the President and CEO of Borealis Threat and Risk Consulting Ltd. and Distinguished Fellow in National Security 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, specialising in violent Islamist-inspired homegrown terrorism and radicalisation. He is the author of six books on terrorism, including the forthcoming second edition of The Peaceable Kingdom: A history of terrorism in Canada from Confederation to the present, to be published by Double Dagger in February 2023.

By Phil Gurski

Phil Gurski is the President and CEO of Borealis Threat and Risk Consulting Ltd. Phil is a 32-year veteran of CSE and CSIS and the author of six books on terrorism.

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