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Canadian Intelligence Eh! Podcast

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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Perspectives

Is the West losing its perspective on radicalisation?

It may sound trite but when everything and everyone is seen as a terrorist – or a potential terrorist – the term has lost all its meaning.

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This week in terrorism

This week in terrorism: March 8-14, 2021

Listing all acts of terrorism that occurred in the world last week from the 8th to the 14th of March 2021.

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Perspectives

What did the Minassian verdict tell us about terrorism?

The verdict in the 2018 Toronto van killings was a good reminder that jumping to conclusions about terrorism is rarely a good idea

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Perspectives

Borealis was ‘algorithmed’ out by YouTube: is this ok?

Are we ok with companies like YouTube using algorithms to decide what is ok to view and what is not on their platforms?

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Are end-of-Earthers and conspiracy theorists that dangerous?

Why are many consumed with a sense of moral panic that conspiracy theorists constitute the next wave of terrorism?

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This week in terrorism

This week in terrorism: February 15-21, 2021

Listing all acts of terrorism that occurred in the world last week from the 15th to the 21st of February 2021.

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This week in terrorism

This week in terrorism: February 8-14, 2021

Listing all acts of terrorism that occurred in the world last week from the 8th to the 14th of February 2021.

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Perspectives

Why we need to be careful in declaring an end to terrorism

Terrorism is really hard to defeat. Governments often announce ‘victory’ over terrorist entities to sound positive, but these pronouncements are usually hollow.

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Perspectives

What to do with Extinction Rebellion?

Some have warned that leftist environmental movements could turn to violent – is Extinction Rebellion next?