COVID-19 and National Security | QUICK HITS 24

We are not sure how bad COVID-19 will get and we are all concerned. What are the national security implications?

The COVID-19 situation is rapidly evolving and governments are having a hard time keeping up with strategies to respond and react effectively to keep their citizenry safe. Some countries appeared to dismiss the seriousness of the virus for far too long (hello Trump administration), while others imposed what some felt were draconian measures (China, Singapore) that would not fly in a Western liberal democracy.

For more information about the Coronavirus crisis:
How worried should we be about a bioterrorism attack?
COVID-19: How far can we go with closing the border?
COVID-19: An Opening for Terrorists?

In this podcast, retired Canadian intelligence analyst Phil Gurski discusses the subject of terrorism: what it is (and isn’t), trends, developments and more. Phil Gurski, author of five books on terrorism, is not shy to wade into controversial matters and provide his perspective honed from more than three decades in intelligence. From Canada to the greater West to the world, subscribe to listen to the thoughts of a person who ‘worked at the coalface’ for many years.

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