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?
News has just come out that Saudi Arabia sent a hit squad to Canada to kill former counter terrorism officer Saad al-Jabri. Saudi has a history of this, having killed Washington Post reporter and dissident Jamal Kashoggi in Istanbul in October 2018. What should Canada do in reponse? Borealis weighs in. The crown prince of Saudi […]
On this day in 2015, ISIS claimed responsibility for a bombing at a mosque in southwest Saudi Arabia that killed 15 including security forces members.
Lorcán Owens speak to Phil Gurski, a former Canadian spy and terrorism expert, to discuss Saudi Arabia’s role in inspiring Islamist thought.
Canada should not sell arms to Saudi Arabia in light of the Kingdom’s human rights violations and brutal killing of Jamal Kashoggi.
On Christmas Day 2009, Umar Farouk AbdulMutallab boarded a Northwest Airlines flight with a device hidden in his underware and failed to detonate it.