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NewsTalk1010 – Tensions rising in Middle East in wake of drone strike on Iranian General Qassem Soleimani

The assassination of IRGC General Soleimani in a US airstrike will make terrorism worse, not better, and takes our eye off a larger threat: Sunni terrorism.

Dave from NewsTalk1010 talks to former CSIS analyst Phil Gurski of Borealis Threat & Risk Consulting about the short-term and long-term implications of the killing of Iranian General Qassem Suleimani.

The assassination of IRGC General Soleimani in a US airstrike will make terrorism worse, not better, and takes our eye off a larger threat: Sunni terrorism.

I am the only one having a problem with a foreign military ordering, planning, directing and carrying out a missile strike on an international airport? 

> Check out the latest episode of my podcast An Intelligent Look at Terrorism:

By Phil Gurski

Phil Gurski is the President and CEO of Borealis Threat and Risk Consulting Ltd. and Director of the National Security programme at the University of Ottawa’s Professional Development Institute (PDI). Phil is a 32-year veteran of CSE and CSIS and the author of six books on terrorism.

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