QUICK HITS #12 – Forgetting our history makes terrorism worse

"Those who forget their history are doomed to repeat it". We are forgetting our history and…

QUICK HITS #11 – The boy who cried Wolf

Intelligence is an important part of decision making but what happens when the officials using intelligence…

QUICK HITS #10 – Iranian Missiles

The Iran-US mini-conflict seems to have ebbed - what is really at stake here?

Once again, we see that foreign military deployments cause more, not less terrorism

When all you have is a hammer everything looks like a nail. It is time to…

QUICK HITS #9 – Gay Jesus in Rio?

Many people take religion seriously but is it ok to take violent action against someone who…

Former Iranian analyst for CSIS weighs in on Iran’s missile attack

Iran attack: US troops targeted with ballistic missiles. 'This is localized conflict, not WWIII' says Phil…

Terrorism and Group-Based Violence Conference and Workshop

I am thrilled to be part of the upcoming terrorism and group-based violence workshop at the…

PODCAST 26 – Why the assassination of General Qassem Soleimani will make terrorism worse

Listen to this episode to find out what bothers me about the U.S. airstrike that killed…

QUICK HITS #8 – Mental Illness

Is there a link between mental illness and terrorism? Yes, sometimes, but not as often as…

Book launch – When Religion Kills: How Extremist Justify Violence Through Faith

Join us on January 16 for the launch of Phil Gurski's 5th book, When Religion Kills.…