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CIC National Capital (Ottawa): Webinar – Terrorism in Africa, Ethnonationalist or Religious?

May 21, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm EDT

The CIC National Capital Branch’s Africa Study Group (ASG) is pleased to announce its first webinar, a presentation by Phil Gurski, formerly of CSIS and previously the CSE, and now CEO of Borealis Threat and Risk Consulting. It was originally scheduled as a talk for March 18.

Speaker Bio:

Mr Gurski comments regularly on terrorism and risks of radicalization. He is the author of “The Threat from Within: Recognizing Al Qaeda-inspired Radicalization and Terrorism in the West” (Rowman and Littlefield 2015), “Western Foreign Fighters: the Threat to Homeland and International Security” (Rowman and Littlefield 2017), The Lesser Jihads: Taking the Islamist Fight to the World (Rowman and Littlefield 2017), An End to the ‘War on Terrorism ’ and When Religion Kills: How Extremists Justify Violence through Faith (Lynne Rienner 2019). Copies will be available for purchase ($40 including tax) at this event.

This event is free, however, we ask that you register in advance through Eventbrite at:

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Africa Study Group of the CIC National Capital Branch