Does the military have a significant role to play in counter terrorism? Yes....and no. Have a listen to this quick hits episode!

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In this podcast, retired Canadian intelligence analyst Phil Gurski discusses the subject of terrorism: what it is (and isn’t), trends, developments and more. Phil Gurski, author of five books on terrorism, is not shy to wade into controversial matters and provide his perspective honed from more than three decades in intelligence. From Canada to the greater West to the world, subscribe to listen to the thoughts of a person who ‘worked at the coalface’ for many years.

Two recent stories about Chinese and Russian activities in Canada raise real questions about how concerned our government is about national security. Have a listen! 

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In this podcast, retired Canadian intelligence analyst Phil Gurski discusses the subject of terrorism: what it is (and isn’t), trends, developments and more. Phil Gurski, author of five books on terrorism, is not shy to wade into controversial matters and provide his perspective honed from more than three decades in intelligence. From Canada to the greater West to the world, subscribe to listen to the thoughts of a person who ‘worked at the coalface’ for many years.

In the spirit of the 1984 Band Aid concert, don't the terrorists know it's Christmas? Why these groups target the Christmas season with their brand of violence?

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> Like this podcast? Check out Phil Gurski's latest books!
> Read Phil's daily blog Today in Terrorism

In this podcast, retired Canadian intelligence analyst Phil Gurski discusses the subject of terrorism: what it is (and isn’t), trends, developments and more. Phil Gurski, author of five books on terrorism, is not shy to wade into controversial matters and provide his perspective honed from more than three decades in intelligence. From Canada to the greater West to the world, subscribe to listen to the thoughts of a person who ‘worked at the coalface’ for many years.

Luke Skywalker is a freedom fighter right? Or is he a terrorist? On the eve of the opening of the latest Star Wars film, The Rise of Skywalker, listen to Borealis Quick Hits for a cheeky look at terrorism and science fiction.

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> Like this podcast? Check out Phil Gurski's latest books!
> Read Phil's daily blog Today in Terrorism

In this podcast, retired Canadian intelligence analyst Phil Gurski discusses the subject of terrorism: what it is (and isn’t), trends, developments and more. Phil Gurski, author of five books on terrorism, is not shy to wade into controversial matters and provide his perspective honed from more than three decades in intelligence. From Canada to the greater West to the world, subscribe to listen to the thoughts of a person who ‘worked at the coalface’ for many years.

There is an ISIS-affiliated terrorist group in the DRC that is killing civilians and wreaking havoc with Ebola containment.  This Quick Hit discusses the actions of the Allied Democratic Forces jihadists.

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> Like this podcast? Check out Phil Gurski's latest books!
> Read Phil's daily blog Today in Terrorism

In this podcast, retired Canadian intelligence analyst Phil Gurski discusses the subject of terrorism: what it is (and isn’t), trends, developments and more. Phil Gurski, author of five books on terrorism, is not shy to wade into controversial matters and provide his perspective honed from more than three decades in intelligence. From Canada to the greater West to the world, subscribe to listen to the thoughts of a person who ‘worked at the coalface’ for many years.

December 16, 2019

Edmonton - Quick Hits #3

A man who tried to kill a police officer then mowed down four pedestrians in downtown Edmonton in what RCMP characterized as a terrorist attack was sentenced Friday to 28 years in prison.

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> Like this podcast? Check out Phil Gurski's latest books!
> Read Phil's daily blog Today in Terrorism

In this podcast, retired Canadian intelligence analyst Phil Gurski discusses the subject of terrorism: what it is (and isn’t), trends, developments and more. Phil Gurski, author of five books on terrorism, is not shy to wade into controversial matters and provide his perspective honed from more than three decades in intelligence. From Canada to the greater West to the world, subscribe to listen to the thoughts of a person who ‘worked at the coalface’ for many years.

December 14, 2019

Denmark - Quick Hits #2

Police in Denmark on Wednesday arrested up to 20 people in a major anti-terror operation at several locations in the country.

While Denmark is not usually associated with terrorism, it is not immune. Arrests this week show that the threat is not zero. This QUICK HITS podcast discusses this recent incident.

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> Like this podcast? Check out Phil Gurski's latest books!
> Read Phil's daily blog Today in Terrorism

In this podcast, retired Canadian intelligence analyst Phil Gurski discusses the subject of terrorism: what it is (and isn’t), trends, developments and more. Phil Gurski, author of five books on terrorism, is not shy to wade into controversial matters and provide his perspective honed from more than three decades in intelligence. From Canada to the greater West to the world, subscribe to listen to the thoughts of a person who ‘worked at the coalface’ for many years.

December 12, 2019

Pensacola - Quick Hits #1

This new series will take an deep look into a specific recent terrorist attacks. In this episode, Phil analyses the latest event in Pensacola Florida.

Mohammed Alshamrani, a 21-year-old second lieutenant in the Royal Saudi Air Force and a student naval flight officer, opened fire on Friday in a classroom building, the FBI said. Alshamrani was killed after two deputies exchanged gunfire with him.

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> Like this podcast? Check out Phil Gurski's latest books!
> Read Phil's daily blog Today in Terrorism

In this podcast, retired Canadian intelligence analyst Phil Gurski discusses the subject of terrorism: what it is (and isn’t), trends, developments and more. Phil Gurski, author of five books on terrorism, is not shy to wade into controversial matters and provide his perspective honed from more than three decades in intelligence. From Canada to the greater West to the world, subscribe to listen to the thoughts of a person who ‘worked at the coalface’ for many years.

Phil Gurski was a guest on Canada Now with Jeff Sammut to discuss ecoterrorism. Are there extremists on either sides of the fence?

Links to mentionned articles:

> Read The greening of terrorism?
> Read The ugly side of climate change denial may lead to violence

Is the Joker character played by Joaquin Phoenix in the latest film a terrorist? Did he spur a terrorist movement? Does it tell us anything about terrorism?  Listen to find out!

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> Like this podcast? Check out Phil Gurski's latest books!
> Read Phil's daily blog Today in Terrorism

In this podcast, retired Canadian intelligence analyst Phil Gurski discusses the subject of terrorism: what it is (and isn’t), trends, developments and more. Phil Gurski, author of five books on terrorism, is not shy to wade into controversial matters and provide his perspective honed from more than three decades in intelligence. From Canada to the greater West to the world, subscribe to listen to the thoughts of a person who ‘worked at the coalface’ for many years.

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