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December Today in Terrorism

December 9, 2004: Bombing of Russian pipeline

Suspected Islamist terrorists may have used an artillery shell to damage a Russian gas pipeline in December 2004, injuring 22 people

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December Today in Terrorism

December 5, 2003: Suicide bombing of train in Russia

A probable Chechen suicide bomber killed 46 people and wounded more than 170 in an attack on a Russian train in December 2003

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Phil in the media Quick Hits Video

China, Russia, Iran and North Korea are Canada’s ‘greatest strategic threat’: CSE report

Canada’s cyber security agency has named China, Russia, Iran and North Korea as the ‘greatest strategic threats’ to Canada’s infrastructure, property and elections.

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October Today in Terrorism

October 19, 2010: Terrorist attack on Chechen parliament

Chechen terrorists killed as many as 20 people in an attack on that country’s parliament in October of 2010.

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Quick Hits Video

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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August Today in Terrorism

August 31, 2004: Suicide bombing at Moscow metro

On this day in 2004, a female Islambouli Brigades suicide bomber detonated a bomb outside a Moscow metro killing ten.

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Perspectives Video

My review of the Know Your History Call of Duty Black Ops Cold War trailer

What can the latest Call of Duty Cold War trailer tell us about the threats we face today, ranging from foreign espionage to foreign interference to terrorism?

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Podcast Quick Hits

How do intelligence agencies stop Russian spying?

A report submitted to the UK parliament claims that British, and Western, intelligence agencies cannot combat “online psychological operations from foreign state actors — primarily Russia — aiming to influence Western politics on a mass scale“. Why can’t they? Borealis looks at this in his latest Quick Hit podcast. Britain is abuzz today with news […]

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Podcast Quick Hits

Armed suspect at Rideau Hall and Trump denies Russian bounty intelligence

Two interesting developments in two capitals. Armed suspect arrested at Rideau Hall and Trump denies being briefed on Russian bounty intelligence.

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Podcast Quick Hits

Quick Hits: Russia paying Talibans bounties for dead US soldiers?

News that Russia is paying the Taliban to kill US military in Afghanistan came out this week. How big is this and what will the Trump Administration do in response?