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An Intelligent Look at Terrorism

David Malet: What to do with Western foreign terrorist fighters – leave them abroad or bring them back?

Tens of thousands of Western citizens left their homes to join terrorist groups abroad such as Al Qaeda and ISIS. Borealis talks to David Malet, who has looked at this issue at great length.

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Those advocating the return of foreign fighters are missing a lot

Everyone seems to think Western governments need to drop everything and bring back their terrorist citizens for prosecution. Borealis weighs in, once again, on why this is a bad idea.

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Tunisia is facing a grave Islamist extremist threat

Thousands of Tunisians went to fight for ISIS and many more were prevented from doing so. Borealis discusses the nature of this problem in Tunisia.

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If you “just drove the bus” for ISIS, should we let you go?

What do we do with those who say they joined terrorist groups but did nothing violent? Borealis weighs in on this topic.

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Canada should bring the kids of ISIS terrorists home, but not their parents

Western nations should repatriate all the children of ISIS but not the parents who pose a threat and should pay for their crimes abroad.

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The slow wheels of terrorist justice

What should we do with so-called returning ‘foreign fighters’ (i.e. terrorists)? Charge them? How hard is that? Borealis discusses the challenges behind this in light of a recent case in Calgary, Canada.

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What to do with an ISIS wannabe?

A Canadian has been charged with terrorism hoax for lying about being part of ISIS. What should happen to him? Borealis talks to Mubin Shaikh, a Canadian who worked with Abu Huzayfah to see what he knew and when about this case. About my guest Mubin Shaikh: Mubin Shaikh is a former security intelligence and […]

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What to do with citizens who joined ISIS and now want to come home?

Lots of nations are agonising over what to do with citizens who joined ISIS or other terrorist groups and now want to come home.

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An Intelligent Look at Terrorism Podcast

A discussion with Destiny: Trump, Incels, Police and more

If you recall, about 5 months ago, I joined Destiny (Steven Bonnell) during his livestream. He invited me back for another discussion.

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CSIS and accusations of Islamophobia

Accusations that the Canadian Security Intelligence Service is Islamophobic do not take into account facts that Canadians have become jihadis.