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November Today in Terrorism

November 6, 2015: Airport assailant flummoxes authorities in Bangladesh

On November 6, 2015 a young man killed one member of the Ansar enforcement body and wounded three others at Dhaka’s airport

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Perspectives

Do terrorism convictions really lead to a life sentence?

Life sentences for terrorism are appropriate. Why does the Canadian justice system fail to appreciate this very simple concept?

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November Today in Terrorism

November 3, 2008: Car bombing at southern Thailand fruit market

On November 3, 2008  a car bomb blast at a fruit market and another explosion minutes later at a nearby teashop wounded 73 people in Muslim southern Thailand.

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Are mental illness and terrorism mutually exclusive?

Are mental illness and violent extremism necessarily mutually exclusive? Can an individual suffer from some kind of psychological disorder and still be a terrorist?

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October Today in Terrorism

October 23, 2014: Terrorist attacks NYPD with hatchet in New York

On October 23, 2014 a radical Muslim convert attacked four NYPD officers in Queens, injuring two, one critically.

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Hate and terrorism are not synonymous

Calling all serious hate-motivated violent crime ‘terrorism’ is unnecessary, unhelpful and problematic: we need to stop doing this

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Canadian Intelligence Eh! Podcast

Alexandre Rodde: Analyse de la menace extremiste en France

Episode 86 – Phil Gurski discute avec Alexandre Rodde, chercheur Français et consultant en sécurité intérieure.

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Canadian Intelligence Eh!

Peta Lowe: Young offenders and terrorism – What can we do?

Episode 85 – Former CSIS Intelligence Analyst Phil Gurski is joined by Australian practitioner Peta Lowe to discuss these issues and more.

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This week in terrorism

This week in terrorism: January 25-31

Listing all acts of terrorism that occurred in the world last week from the 25th to the 31st of January, 2021.

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Quick Hits Right-wing extremism Video Washington riots

Quick Hits 124 – What the hell happened in Washington today?

A mog storms the US Senate. Sessions are ended, tear gas is strewn, chaos reigns.