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An Intelligent Look at Terrorism Podcast

Gregory Johnsen: What is happening in Yemen and why does it matter?

In this episode, Borealis is joined by Yemen specialist Gregory Johnsen to get a better understanding of how we got there and what the stakes are.

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Sophia Moskalenko: How does the sharing of images and memes online contribute to radicalisation?

How do MAGA hats, swastikas and ISIS flags lead to violent extremism?

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Mustafa Akyol: Is Islam in crisis? What to do about it?

In this episode, Borealis is joined by Mustafa Akyol to look at the nuances of Muslim leaders calling for boycotts of French goods.

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Christchurch mosque shootings Quick Hits Right-wing extremism Video

Does who we are define what we do?

The warning signs in the Christchurch terrorist’s Australian upbringing.

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Yannick Veilleux-Lepage: What do aircraft hijackings tell us about terrorist innovation?

Canadian scholar Yannick Veilleux-Lepage walks us through the ‘evolution’ of this phenomenon.

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Eric Schmitt: Covering the terrorism beat for the New York Times

So, what is it like to cover terrorism for one of the world’s leading dailies? In this episode, Borealis has a chat with New York Times reporter Eric Schmitt.

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Incels Quick Hits Video

What is an ongoing trial in Canada teaching us about incels

As a trial in Toronto of a man accused ot running down and killing 10 people in 2018 continues, we are seeing various arguments about both the mental competence of the accused and whether his act could inspire others. Borealis sits down once again with incel specialist Naama Kates to look at what we can […]

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What to do with intelligence ‘whistleblowers’?

We should have ways to talk issues, without airing dirty linen in public. So, what about those who betray intelligence secrets like Jonathan Pollard and Edward Snowden? Borealis looks at better ways to talk about concerns.

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An Intelligent Look at Terrorism Podcast

Nigel West: Shedding light on the world of intelligence

There are people out there who write very good books on all matters intelligence and Nigel West is one of them. He joins Borealis for a fascinating look at this murky world.

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Borealis to expand podcasts to more national security issues!

While terrorism is an important issue it is not the only threat we face. To date, Borealis has focused almost exclusively on terrorism but it is time to broaden horizons. In this Quick Hits episode you’ll hear what the new scope is as well as the new name for this short podcast!