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Phil in the media Quick Hits Toronto 18

Architect of Toronto 18 terror plot granted day parole against recommendation of Correctional Service of Canada

This past Tuesday, an architect of an extraordinary Toronto 18 terrorism plot to detonate truck bombs in the city’s downtown core was granted day parole.

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Podcast Quick Hits

Former Toronto 18 member Saad Gaya asks to be removed from no-fly list

Should convicted terrorists like Toronto 18 member Saad Gaya get a second chance? Former Security Service Analyst Phil Gurski weighs in.

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Today in Terrorism

‘Toronto-18’ Terrorism Plot (June 2, 2006)

On this day in 2006, Canadian police arrested 18 people in what was a plot to detonate three fertiliser bombs around Toronto.

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Incels Perspectives

Who decides what is terrorism and what isn’t?

It is still a debatable issue whether ‘incels’ are terrorists or just occasionally violent people, as is what is the best way to detect and stop them.

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Incels Perspectives

The challenges of calling any act of violence ‘terrorism’

The debate over what to call terrorism is an eternal one. Where incels fit in, if they do, will also go on for a while.

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Perspectives

Finally some more information on the 2018 van killings in Toronto

We are now more informed and can actually do some analysis about the Alek Minassian incel van attack That is how intelligence and assessment works folks.

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Podcast Quick Hits

QUICK HITS 19 – When is it right to press terrorism charges?

A case in Toronto where a man allegedly killed a woman with a hammer is taking an interesting twist as his murder charges have been upped to terrorism?

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An Intelligent Look at Terrorism Podcast

Podcast 21 – Are Incels Terrorists?

Alek Minassian killed 10 people and wounded 16 in an alleged ‘incel’ attack in Toronto on April 23, 2018. Was this a terrorist incident and are incels terrorists?