Quick Hits

Why it is important to call terrorism what it is

When it comes to terrorism, how much does the public deserve to know? More than you might think!

Episode 224 : Why can’t we be told who is a member of what terrorist group?

Police investigations are complicated things. Lots of information from a variety of sources – human, intercept, surveillance, etc. – needs to be collected, processed, verified, and used to eventually lay charges (if feasible). During this process it may be necessary to hold on to some information so as not to jeopardise a court case. But if someone is arrested and accused of support for a terrorist group does naming that group compromise legal action?

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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.