Episode 96 – Phil Gurski is joined by Greg Fyffe, former head of the Privy Council Office’s Intelligence Assessments Secretariat (PCOIAS).
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?
If there is a threat that is truly ‘existential’ to life on Earth it has to be nuclear weapons proliferation. So, how do we stop it?
There are valid reasons for states to invoke secrecy: is Canada’s Trudeau government using this excuse to hide something when it comes to naval purchases?
Even the best of friends have divergent interests and sometimes compete with one another: that is why intelligence is necessary.
The Cameron Ortis case reminds us that when we agree to receive intelligence from an ally we need to protect it
There are people out there who write very good books on all matters intelligence and Nigel West is one of them. He joins Borealis for a fascinating look at this murky world.
Charges of entrapment in terrorist cases belie a woeful ignorance of how terrorism works.