Tag: Government

Urging leaders to act against corruption in the Americas

Summit of the Americas: How governments can combat corruption at the highest levels throughout the region?

Stop the politicization of terrorism

Do criminal organisations provide funds for terrorist group with the sale of contraband cigarettes? An analysis by Phil Gurski.

In the face of extreme weather events, Canada must plan for resiliency

This year's federal budget is another step forward in ensuring we are prepared to manage the risks that lie ahead.

An insane recommendation on how to do counter terrorism

Can any organisation afford to watch hundreds of thousands of people knowing in advance that very few will ever present a problem? An analysis by Phil Gurski

The Canadian terrorism compensation industry – part two

Another person is planning to sue the Canadian government for its ‘complicity’ in abuse in connection with a counter terrorism investigation.

Counter terrorism and the ‘compensation industry’ in Canada

Phil Gurski shares his opinion about the monetary compensation awarded to two Canadian tortured in Syria by the government.

Welcome to E-Estonia, the tiny nation that’s leading Europe in digital innovation

How every country could learn from Estonia's innovative digital governance.

Could Estonia be the first digital country?

Estonia has been pursuing a grand idea since 1997: putting their entire government online. But is the idea a grand one, or a complicated one?

Some real questions on ‘deradicalisation’

Does deradicalization actually works? Unfortunately no one really has any idea yet. An interesting opinion piece by Phil Gurski.

Thank God for incompetent terrorists

There are some very nasty terrorists who are very good at what they do, but there are also many who are only slightly above incompetent! A text by Phil Gurski

Why do we have anti-terrorism laws if we are not going to use them?

Why have we made it illegal to join a terrorist group, then not bother to apply the law when it is obvious that someone has done so? By Phil Gurski

Why we will never ‘eradicate’ terrorism

The vast difference between eradicating a disease and eradicating terrorism. A text by Phil Gurski.