Canadian Intelligence Eh!

Neha Wadekar – developments in Mozambique’s jihadi insurgency

Islamist terrorism continues in Mozambique, despite little coverage in the West. Borealis talks to Neha Wadekar on what is happening on the ground

Buzzsprout Canadian Intelligence Eh! Episode 136 – The jihadi violence in Mozambique

The world is chock full of jihadist violence as our news feeds show us every day. Still, there are places that seem to escape our attention, despite the ghastly nature of the killing. Luckily there are intrepid souls who bring us this information. Borealis has a conversation with Neha Wadekar on the situation in Mozambique.

About Neha Wadekar

Neha Wadekar is an independent multimedia journalist reporting across the globe. In June 2022 she was awarded a Pulitzer Breakthrough Journalism award for her reporting on the growing Islamic insurgency in Mozambique, specifically looking at the Cabo Delgado province of the country.

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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, specializing in violent Islamist-inspired homegrown terrorism and radicalisation.

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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