Quick Hits

How long can terrorist threats last?

Terrorists seem to have long memories: they can target people that piss them off for an extended period of time

Quick Hits – Episode 223: The never ending threat from jihadist terrorism

We are constantly talking about terrorism and where it is most predominant. We also worry about different ‘kinds’ of terrorism (jihadi, right-wing, eco, etc.) and which is the most serious. But what do we do with threats that manifest themselves over decades, and never seem to truly end? A brief discussion on how long certain terrorist ‘motivations’ can last.

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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.