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Perspectives

How much should we really worry about Iran?

Today is a bit of a departure, but just a bit: I want to talk about Iran. You know, that country in the Middle East which everyone thinks is public enemy #1!

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How does assassinating an Iranian nuclear scientist make us safer?

If one nation decides to unilaterally take out another’s citizen what stops the desire for legitimate retribution?

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Phil in the media Quick Hits Video

China, Russia, Iran and North Korea are Canada’s ‘greatest strategic threat’: CSE report

Canada’s cyber security agency has named China, Russia, Iran and North Korea as the ‘greatest strategic threats’ to Canada’s infrastructure, property and elections.

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October Today in Terrorism

October 18, 2009: Suicide bombing in Iran

A Pakistani suicide bomber killed 43 people and wounded 150 in southeastern Iran in 2009.

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An Intelligent Look at Terrorism Podcast

Podcast 49 – Terrorism, Iran and Foreign Policy: A discussion with Atheist Republic

Armin Navabi from Atheist Republic interviews CSIS analyst Phil Gurski on what is happening in Iran and how worried should we be about that nation.

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Today in Terrorism

Al Khobar Towers bombings in Saudi Arabia (June 25, 1996)

The US has always blamed a terrorist group called Saudi Hizballah for the 1995 Al Khobar Towers attack but it could very well have been Al Qaeda.

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Today in Terrorism

April 12, 2008 | Bombing of mosque in Shiraz, Iran

An Iranian monarchist group was behind a bombing at a mosque in Shiraz in 2008 that killed 12 and wounded 200

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Perspectives

One person’s terrorist is another’s bizarre asexual cultist/terrorist

Just because a government decides to ‘de-list’ a terrorist group does not mean it no longer is one.

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An Intelligent Look at Terrorism Video

Podcast 29 – Discussion on terrorism and radicalization with Twitch streamer Destiny

Have a listen to me chatting with Twitch streamer Destiny on a broad range of topics all tied to terrorism (Iran, Israel-Palestine, and many more!)

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Podcast Quick Hits

QUICK HITS 14 – Al Shabaab and Iran

Reports that the Somali terrorist group Al Shabaab may be in a ‘tactical alliance’ with Iran are an extraordinary claim and such require extraordinary evidence.