COVID-19 Quick Hits

Quick Hits: COVID-19 and National Security

We are not sure how bad COVID-19 will get and we are all concerned. What are the national security implications for Canada and the ties with terrorism

Articles COVID-19 The Ottawa Citizen

COVID-19: How far can we go with closing the border?

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) […]

Articles COVID-19 Homeland Security Today

How worried should we be about a bioterrorism attack?

Terrorists want to instill fear and there is nothing scarier than a biological attack. But how realistic is it?

COVID-19 Podcast Quick Hits

The ‘War’ on Coronavirus | QUICK HITS 23

In this Quick Hits podcast, Phil Gurski explains why we must refrain from using military terminology during the coronavirus crisis.

COVID-19 Perspectives

COVID-19: An opening for terrorists?

Even ISIS is afraid of COVID-19, suggesting we may not see an uptick in attacks seeking to take advantage of a possible skeleton crew in security and intelligence agencies – read more here!

Podcast Quick Hits

Coronavirus, Terrorism and Fear | QUICK HITS 22

The world is in a COVID-19 (Coronavirus) panic. People are living in fear and cancelling events and travel. What, if any, are the parallels with terrorism?