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QUICK HITS 14 – Al Shabaab and Iran

Reports that the Somali terrorist group Al Shabaab may be in a ‘tactical alliance’ with Iran are an extraordinary claim and such require extraordinary evidence.

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QUICK HITS 13 – Regime Changes

There are lots of regimes that are odious and which we would we better off without. But if we act to overthrow them are we ready to deal with the consequences?

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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 thus making terrorism worse.

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QUICK HITS 11 – The boy who cried Wolf

Intelligence is an important part of decision making but what happens when the officials using intelligence can’t be trusted?

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Quick Hits 7 – Military

Does the military have a significant role to play in counter terrorism? Yes….and no. Have a listen to this quick hits episode!

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Quick Hits 5 – China and Russia

Two recent stories about Chinese and Russian activities in Canada raise real questions about how concerned our government is about national security. Have a listen!

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Lessons on Terrorism – Is Luke Skywalker a freedom fighter?

Luke Skywalker is a freedom fighter right? Or is he a terrorist? On the eve of The Rise of Skywalker, listen to this cheeky look at terrorism and science fiction.

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Quick Hits 3 – Edmonton

A man who tried to kill a police officer then mowed down four pedestrians in downtown Edmonton in what RCMP characterized as a terrorist attack was sentenced Friday to 28 years in prison.

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Quick Hits 2 – Denmark

Police in Denmark on Wednesday arrested up to 20 people in a major anti-terror operation at several locations in the country. Phil Gurski discusses this recent incident.

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Quick Hits 1 – Pensacola

This new series will take an deep look into a specific recent terrorist attacks. In this episode, Phil analyses the latest events in Pensacola Florida.