The Canadian government has politicised the use and meaningfulness of intelligence and undermined the very agencies which provide it – not good!
Canadian Intelligence Eh! – Episode 150: How far should the use of human sources go to collect intelligence? The world of counter terrorism is a dirty business. Intelligence services and law enforcement need to infiltrate terrorist cells to see what they are planning and part of those efforts involve the recruitment and running of human […]
When a nation’s spy agency has a morale problem it can have widespread effects on national security: a conversation with a former Canadian intel officer.
What to do with online extremism
Efforts to remove content online is essentially ‘Whack-a-Mole’. New items are posted as quickly – or even more quickly – than old items are removed. Do we really want to play this game with terrorists?
Sometimes the need to ensure public safety and national security require ‘taking the ugly date to the dance’.
Are the recent concerns about the state of the ‘5 eyes’ intelligence alliance justified? Take a breath folks, nothing to see here.
Episode 96 – Phil Gurski is joined by Greg Fyffe, former head of the Privy Council Office’s Intelligence Assessments Secretariat (PCOIAS).
Are we entering a new ‘threat wave’?
How many things go ‘bump in the night’ and how many can we keep an eye on?
Our obsession with future-casting on all matters, including terrorist trends, may be understandable but that does not make it viable.
Is HYDRA a terrorist organisation which created the ultimate terrorist?