Canada’s decision to name a special representative on combatting Islamophobia, Amira Elghawaby has been controversial to say the least. Some have criticised the move on a number of levels and others have in turn been called Islamophobic for their opposition. And yet the elephant in the room is that the single greatest Islamophobes are jihadis, aka Islamist terrorists. Borealis looks at this issue in the context of how to frame Islamophobia.
By Phil Gurski
Phil Gurski is the President and CEO of Borealis Threat and Risk Consulting Ltd. Phil is a 32-year veteran of CSE and CSIS and the author of six books on terrorism.