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.
What do we do with those who say they joined terrorist groups but did nothing violent? Borealis weighs in on this topic.
Western nations should repatriate all the children of ISIS but not the parents who pose a threat and should pay for their crimes abroad.
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.
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 […]
Lots of nations are agonising over what to do with citizens who joined ISIS or other terrorist groups and now want to come home.