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Phil Gurski
Canadian Intelligence Eh
Everywhere you look these days terrorism and violent extremism dominate the headlines. Whether you follow what is happening in Afghanistan or Iraq, or in the West writ large, we are inundated with news of attacks by groups and individuals fighting for a 'cause'.In a world of multiple voices and opinions it can be very hard to know where to turn. One choice is to look to those who actually worked in counterterrorism in the national security world. In these half-hour podcasts 30-year Canadian intelligence veteran Phil Gurski is joined by a fascinating array of individuals with something...
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Ratings & Reviews
4.7 stars from 25 ratings
Sad to see you go
I’ve looked forward to your new podcasts every week. Not much out there on Canadian security. I am not an expert in this field just enjoy hearing about it so thank you.
Alwaysstitchin via Apple Podcasts · Canada · 04/21/22
Give it a listen
Phil is opinionated and sometimes some minor facts are misstated but he brings a wealth of knowledge on intelligence. His guest list is impressively growing and he includes academics and practitioners. It is well worth your time if you are interested in studying terrorism or intelligence.
LP8727 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 10/04/20
Great, much-needed podcast
Very very happy with this podcast. There is a serious lack of available podcasts that explore political violence and this one does a great job. Love when you bring in outside experts and get into history of groups. Hope this podcast remains a thing. Topics I’m hoping you explore more: women...Read full review »
akajdidosn via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 01/09/20
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Published 04/08/22
Borealis has had a good run since 2015 - podcasts, blogs, media interviews, etc.  not to mention six books on terrorism. It is time, however, to move on.  This is the last podcast... for now. About the host Phil Gurski: Phil is the President and CEO of Borealis Threat and Risk Consulting Ltd....
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