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June Today in Terrorism

June 20, 2009: Suicide bombing at mausoleum in Iran

On June 20, 2009 a suicide bomber exploded his device at the mausoleum to Ayatollah Khomeini killing two and wounding eight

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June Today in Terrorism

June 7, 2017: ISIS claims several attacks in Iran

On June 7, 2017 ISIS attacked the Iranian Parliament and the Ayatollah Khomeini mausoleum in Tehran, killing 18 and wounding another 52

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Perspectives

Is one person’s terrorist attack another’s ‘terrorist attack’?

The Iranian regime may be despicable for several very good reasons but that does not mean it is not the victim of terrorism too.

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Quick Hits

Quick Hits 137 – When a government ‘delists’ a terrorist group, it shows how political the process really is

10 years ago, Canada dropped the Iranian group MEK from terror list.

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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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Perspectives

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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Canadian Intelligence Eh! 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.