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So,what if we stopped charging people with terrorism?

Quick Hits 170 – The benefits of getting rid of the term terrorism and charging suspects with murder.

No one seems to be able to agree on what terrorism is or is not and lots of people call all things terrorism that may not be.

So, why not get rid of the term and charge suspects with (attempted) murder? Former CSIS analyst Phil Gurski weighs in on the benefits of doing so.

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By Phil Gurski

Phil Gurski is the President and CEO of Borealis Threat and Risk Consulting Ltd. and Programme Director for the Security, Economics and Technology (SET) hub at the University of Ottawa’s Professional Development Institute (PDI). Phil is a 32-year veteran of CSE and CSIS and the author of five books on terrorism.

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