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Perspectives

Is the West losing its perspective on radicalisation?

It may sound trite but when everything and everyone is seen as a terrorist – or a potential terrorist – the term has lost all its meaning.

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Canadian Intelligence Eh!

Peta Lowe: Young offenders and terrorism – What can we do?

Episode 85 – Former CSIS Intelligence Analyst Phil Gurski is joined by Australian practitioner Peta Lowe to discuss these issues and more.

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Events and Conferences

Virtual event: How to Tackle Extremism in Prisons

1 March @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

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Quick Hits Right-wing extremism Video Washington riots

Quick Hits 124 – What the hell happened in Washington today?

A mog storms the US Senate. Sessions are ended, tear gas is strewn, chaos reigns.

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Canadian Intelligence Eh! Podcast Right-wing extremism

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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Perspectives

Why Islamist extremists hate democracy so much

One sure sign that someone is become radicalised, perhaps violently so, is their rejection of democracy.

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Perspectives

There are ALWAYS signs of an upcoming terrorist attack

Statements like “we never saw this coming” when referring to terrorist acts are inaccurate: there are things to look for.

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Right-wing extremism Video

Hate in the Homeland: The New Global Far Right

A startling look at the unexpected places where violent hate groups recruit young people.

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Quick Hits Video

Putting a nail in the ‘self radicalisation’ coffin

A lot of experts are not experts. Take the term ‘self-radicalisation’: it is a myth. Two recent cases illustrate why radicalisers are so important.

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Canadian Intelligence Eh! Podcast

Community awareness as counter terrorism: a conversation with Kamran Bhatti

Kamran Bhatti, a youth outreach worker within Muslim communities discusses with Phil Gurski about how security intelligence and law enforcement should work together.