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Perspectives

Are mental illness and terrorism mutually exclusive?

Are mental illness and violent extremism necessarily mutually exclusive? Can an individual suffer from some kind of psychological disorder and still be a terrorist?

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Canadian Intelligence Eh! Podcast

Forensic psychiatrist Peter Collins: Is there a link between mental illness and terrorism?

When you read about an act of violence, do you assume the perpetrator is mentally ill? Borealis talks to Canadian forensic psychiatrist Peter Collins to shed light on these issues.

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Perspectives

Finally some more information on the 2018 van killings in Toronto

We are now more informed and can actually do some analysis about the Alek Minassian incel van attack That is how intelligence and assessment works folks.

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Today in Terrorism

February 29, 2016 | 4-Year-Old Child Beheading in Moscow

On this day in 2016, nanny Gulchekhra Bobokulova decapitated a 4-year-old girl in her care and displayed the severed head at a Moscow metro station.

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Podcast Quick Hits

Quick Hits 9 – Mental Illness

Is there a link between mental illness and terrorism? Yes, sometimes, but not as often as you would think.