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Hostage taking – A conversation with Rachel Briggs

Episode 103 – In this podcast, Phil Gurski talks to Rachel Briggs, first director of Hostage UK and founding executive director of Hostage US on this fascinating issue.

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Minke Meijnders – What role does strategic foresight play in national security?

Episode 101 – Phil Gurski chats with Minke Meijnders, instructor at the University of Ottawa’s Security, Economics and Technology program.

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Borealis talks with American terrorism guru Brian Jenkins

Episode 100 – Borealis President Phil Gurski is delighted to welcome back US terrorism specialist Brian Jenkins to answer a simple question: whither terrorism?

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Suzanne Raine – Is there a terrorist calm before the next terrorist storm?

Episode 99 – Phil Gurski talks to former UK FCO official Suzanne Raine on why vigilance is the better strategy.

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Yes, Canada needs a foreign intelligence service, but does it want one?

Quick Hits 169 – Phil Gurski explains why Canada needs a foreign intelligence devoted to HUMINT.

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Angus Smith – Intelligence vs evidence in the life of a strategic analyst

Episode 98 – Phil Gurski is joined by former RCMP strategic analyst Angus Smith to discuss how spies and cops have related, but different responsibilities

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Sara Kamali – What can jihadis and white nationalists possibly have in common?

Episode 97 – Phil Gurski talks with Dr Sara Kamali, author of the new book, HOMEGROWN HATE: Why White Nationalists and Militant Islamists are Waging War against the United States

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Greg Fyffe – How good is intelligence analysis in Canada?

Episode 96 – Phil Gurski is joined by Greg Fyffe, former head of the Privy Council Office’s Intelligence Assessments Secretariat (PCOIAS).

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Ben Maure – How Canada makes a huge contribution to policing around the world

Episode 95 – Just in time for the International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers, Phil Gurski talks to 30-year RCMP veteran Ben Maure about Canada’s international policing missions.

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Quick Hits 163 – Repeat after me: Saudi Crown Prince MBS is NOT a friend of the West

Should we, in the West, deal with a royal who sends assassins abroad?