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Hostage taking – A conversation with Rachel Briggs

Episode 103 – In this podcast, Phil Gurski talks to Rachel Briggs, first director of Hostage UK and founding executive director of Hostage US on this fascinating issue.

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Peter Neumann – What is going on with extremists in Germany?

Episode 102 – Borealis talks with ICSR’s Peter Neumann to get the lowdown on what is happening in Germany.

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Minke Meijnders – What role does strategic foresight play in national security?

Episode 101 – Phil Gurski chats with Minke Meijnders, instructor at the University of Ottawa’s Security, Economics and Technology program.

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Suzanne Raine – Is there a terrorist calm before the next terrorist storm?

Episode 99 – Phil Gurski talks to former UK FCO official Suzanne Raine on why vigilance is the better strategy.

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Angus Smith – Intelligence vs evidence in the life of a strategic analyst

Episode 98 – Phil Gurski is joined by former RCMP strategic analyst Angus Smith to discuss how spies and cops have related, but different responsibilities

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Sara Kamali – What can jihadis and white nationalists possibly have in common?

Episode 97 – Phil Gurski talks with Dr Sara Kamali, author of the new book, HOMEGROWN HATE: Why White Nationalists and Militant Islamists are Waging War against the United States

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Greg Fyffe – How good is intelligence analysis in Canada?

Episode 96 – Phil Gurski is joined by Greg Fyffe, former head of the Privy Council Office’s Intelligence Assessments Secretariat (PCOIAS).

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Ben Maure – How Canada makes a huge contribution to policing around the world

Episode 95 – Just in time for the International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers, Phil Gurski talks to 30-year RCMP veteran Ben Maure about Canada’s international policing missions.

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Frank Furedi – Are we living in a culture of fear?

Episode 94 – Phil Gurski talks to Canadian sociologist Frank Furedi about being obsessed with terrorism and having disproportionate fears.

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How to get a career in counter-terrorism?

Episode 93 – Phil Gurski talks with Matthew Zegar, host of the Career Paths Podcast, about a working in counter-terrorism.