365 days in terrorism – What have we learned?

One year already! Borealis reflects on 365 terrorist attacks over history, one for each calendar day.

How do we distinguish between ‘freedom fighters’ and ‘terrorists’?

The Fenians were Irish Americans seeking to put pressure on Britain to free Ireland and hence…

David Wilson: When Irish terrorists posed a real threat to… Canada!

University of Toronto's David Wilson joins Borealis to talk about this forgotten violent chapter of Canadian…

Religious terrorism over by 2025? A discussion with legendary David Rapoport

Fascinating chat between retired UCLA professor David Rapoport and career CSIS Analyst Phil Gurski about the…

The French Revolution and the ‘War on Terrorism’ – The jury is still out

Looking at the 'War on Terror' through the lens of the French Revolution.

Quick Hits: Why Religious Extremism Turns Violent?

In the 1950s, some religious leaders were behind a campaign to ban shorts in public.  Today…

Podcast 37 – Michael Petrou: Canadians who fought in the Spanish Civil War and the parallels with ISIS

My chat with Michael Petrou on Canadians who fought in the Spanish Civil War - were…

QUICK HITS #12 – Forgetting our history makes terrorism worse

"Those who forget their history are doomed to repeat it". We are forgetting our history and…

January 11, 2018 | Attack by terrorist inmate at French prison

Tunisia is often seen as a role model for the Arab world: the reality is very…

Al-Karak Attack – December 18, 2016

In 2016 on this day, Islamist extremists attacked the Jordanian city of Karak killing ten people,…