On May 29, 2004 Islamist terrorists attacked a residential complex in the Saudi port industrial city of Al Khobar, killing 22 and wounding another 25
On this day in 2004, a suspected Al Qaeda suicide bomber detonated his vehicle at the gates of a government building in Riyadh killing five and wounding 148.
Episode 88 – Phil Gurski talks with Al Treddenick, former senior CSIS officer who was stationed at the Canadian embassy in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
The decision to name some groups as terrorist is often a very biased one: it is important to see why certain groups are labeled as such
The release of a CIA report holding Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman responsible for the brutal death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in 2018 matters to Canadians, because the same sort of thing can happen here. We’ve already seen the evidence.
Countries like Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Qatar have so far turned a blind eye to mounting sectarian sentiment in Pakistan against Shiites and Ahmadis.
Today is a bit of a departure, but just a bit: I want to talk about Iran. You know, that country in the Middle East which everyone thinks is public enemy #1!
Even if we cannot agree on what ‘terrorism’ is, we should be able to agree on what it isn’t. In this episode, Borealis looks at some recent abuses of the word terrorism and calls on all countries to reject this usage.
French President Emmanuel Macron has called for a look at Islam. Saudi Arabia responded that Islamist terrorism has nothing to do with Islam. Huh?
No country can fail to respond to foreign states who send ‘hit squads’ to kill dissidents. With this in mind, what must the Trudeau government do?