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Good counter-terrorism practices require wide sharing among international security services

The Five Eyes alliance has served the current partners well by giving them an expanded intelligence base. This benefit is enhanced by the opportunity for professional discussions amongst intelligence partner agencies.

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An Intelligent Look at Terrorism Podcast

Tom Abraham – How do dogs play a role in counter-terrorism?

In this episode, Borealis talks to a Canadian who has been involved in training ‘man’s best friend’ for four decades.

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Articles The Hill Times

Privacy and our spy agencies

Spies act in the shadows for obvious reasons: does this mean they are constrained by privacy issues?

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Podcast Quick Hits

Quick Hits: What can you do to get a career in Security Intelligence?

Have you ever thought of a career in security intelligence? Have a listen to what 32-year veteran Phil Gurski offers in terms of advice on how to reach your goals!

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Caliphate Video

A review of Caliphate – Episode 4

How realist is the depiction of ISIS in Caliphate? In this podcast, 30-year intelligence veteran and terrorism specialist Phil Gurski reviews Caliphate.

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Perspectives

When it Comes to Terrorism Analysis we Need the Best People Available, Gender Notwithstanding

I am uncertain what GBA+ analysis entails but I am willing to give proponents the benefit of the doubt – for now.

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Articles Homeland Security Today

W(h)ither the US Intelligence Community?

Intelligence agencies SHOULD remain non-partisan and ‘speak truth to power’. Is this being threatened in the US?

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Perspectives

Does it take a village to stop terrorism?

Many see counter terrorism as a CSIS or RCMP role, but average Canadians also have a part to play.

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Today in Terrorism

January 25, 1993 | Shootings at CIA HQ

Security strikes many as onerous but it is in place for a reason: terrorists do plan and execute attacks.

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Articles Homeland Security Today

National Security Priorities for the Canadian Government, from ISIS Fighters to Guns

Many pundits remarked that we saw neither hide nor hair of anything related to national security or foreign policy in the platforms of any of the main parties during the election campaign.