The recent 15-month sentence handed down to an ISIS terrorist/ex-Irish soldier is a timely reminder that the West is unprepared to deal with this threat.
Episode 130 – Borealis has a conversation with Dr. Alexandra Bain, a religious studies prof at St Thomas University in New Brunswick.
Quick Hits 184 – A curious phenomenon has arisen of late: Westerners advocating that Canada and other nations bring back ISIS terrorists.
Bringing you the stories and experiences of those working within and around the justice system, and those with lived experience.
Quick Hits 179 – Canadian woman freed from ISIS detention camp reunites with daughter in Canada
Matt Galloway speaks to Lawrence Greenspon, lawyer for Amira’s uncle, Farida Deif, Canada director at Human Rights Watch, and Phil Gurski, a former CSIS strategic analyst.
Shamima Begum: Return to UK ‘a security risk’
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.
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.
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.