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What do the New Zealand stabbings tell us about terrorism?

In a world where everyone has concluded that the only threat to the West comes from the ‘far right’, a series of stabbings in New Zealand reminds us this is not 100% accurate.

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Canadian Intelligence Eh! Right-wing extremism

Peter Neumann – What is going on with extremists in Germany?

Episode 102 – Borealis talks with ICSR’s Peter Neumann to get the lowdown on what is happening in Germany.

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Ontario truck attack Perspectives

Hurry up culture does not help understand terrorism or acts of mass violence

The reason for the cowardly attack in London (ON) on June 6 is yet to be determined; calling it terrorism prematurely is not helpful

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Quick Hits Right-wing extremism Video

Golden Dawn trial: Greece shows us how to prosecute terrorism!

When terrorism cases come to court it is necessary to prove that ideology drove a (planned) act of violence. Why do we need to do that? Isn’t violence simply violence?

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Phil in the media Quick Hits Video

FBI foils right-wing terror plot to kidnap Michigan governor Gretchen Whitmer

Borealis talks with CHML’s Bill Kelly about the FBI takedown of a right wing Michigan militia plot to kidnap and kill the state governor. Have a listen!

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Phil in the media Video

13 men charged in alleged plot to kidnap Michigan governor Gretchen Whitmer

Watch my appearance on Global News about the FBI accusing 13 men of a violent plot to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and start a U.S. civil war ahead of the November presidential election.

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Canadian Intelligence Eh! Podcast

Liam Duffy: Is the ‘war on terrorism’ turning into a ‘war on words’?

UK researcher and former PREVENT officer Liam Duffy joins former CSIS analyst Phil Gurski to discuss the lack of consensus on what terrorism means.

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Articles University of Ottawa

Is the violent extremist issue bigger than a shoebox?

Assumptions that the violent extremist threat from individuals associated with RWE and other terrorist ideologies may be overstated.

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Why governments cannot dictate to spies

Borealis weighs in on a report that the Trump Administration told DHS and its spies not to report on Russia and right-wing extremism.

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Articles The Ottawa Citizen

Remember ISIS? Guess what: they still pose a threat here in Canada

It is rare for a terrorist group to entirely cease to exist. There have been several successful attacks over the past few years and there will be more.