Episode 238 – Doom and gloom predictions about terrorism may not be accurate
There is an old saying in journalism: “If it bleeds, it leads”. This refers to the tendency to feature news items that are negative in nature. Those articles lead us to believe that things are bad and getting worse. But are we really going to hell in a handbasket? Is terrorism that bad? Maybe not, and that also applies to terrorist trends.
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.