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Media coverage January-April 2018

Posted on November 1, 2018

January 4, 2018

Phil Gurski was interviewed on the podcast Policy Talks concerning the topic of returning foreign fighters.

January 5, 2018

MIGS Digital Fellow Phil Gurski wrote an article for the Ottawa Citizen titled “Lessons on terrorism from New York City”

January 10, 2018

MIGS Executive Director Kyle Matthews was a featured guest on TVO’s The Agenda with Steve Paikin on a segment titled “Dealing with ISIS Returnees”.

January 6, 2018

MIGS Digital Fellow Anne Speckhard wrote an article with Ardian Shajkovci “Wanted Dead or Alive: The Frustrating, Failing Hunt for ISIS Leader Baghdadi” published on the Daily Beast.

January 16, 2018

MIGS interviewed former Canadian Prime Minister the Right Honourable Paul Martin to discuss “Canada and the Reconciliation with indigenous peoples”.

January 18, 2018

Kyle Matthews was interviewed by CTV about returning Canadian nationals who fought for ISIS in Syria and Iraq.

MIGS Fellow Andre Serbin Pont was interviewed by ForoTV (Televisa) on Venezuelan migration and the humanitarian crisis.

January 23, 2018

MIGS Digital Fellow André Gagné was interviewed about the P.R.E.V. Seminar at MIGS by​ Presence-Information Religieuse, in an article titled: "L'université Concordia lance un séminaire sur l'extrémisme politico-religieux et la violence".

January 30, 2018

MIGS Digital Fellow André Gagné was interviewed on UK's Drive Time Show on the Voice of Islam about "IS 'virtual lessons'". Listen to the interview here (from 1:47:17 to 1:55:60)
In the media

February 14, 2018

MIGS Digital Fellow Humera Khan recently spoke at Council on Foreign Relations religion and foreign policy event on “Engaging Religious Communities in CVE”

February 27, 2018

MIGS Executive Director Kyle Matthews was interviewed by LaPresse+ concerning the crisis of the Rohingya in an article titled “Crise des Rohingya: de plus en plus de signes de genocide, dissent des experts”

March 8, 2018

MIGS Digital Fellow Anne Speckard published an article for Modern Diplomacy titled, “How Can Hollywood Help Fight ISIS and similar Terrorist Groups?”

Anne Speckard, along with Adrian Shajkovci & Lorand Bodo published a research report titled “Fighting ISIS on Facebook- Breaking the ISIS Brand Counter-Narratives Project” for the International Center for the Study of Violent Extremism.

April 4, 2018

MIGS Executive Director Kyle Mathews was interviewed on CTV News discussing the use of chemical weapons in Syria

April 17, 2018

MIGS Digital Fellow Anne Speckhard wrote an opinion piece on the Daily Beast titled “Who Will Rescue American Babies From ISIS?”

April 18, 2018

MIGS Executive Director Kyle Mathews wrote an article for opencananda.org titled “US air strikes: A blip or start of a new phase of Syrian war?”

April 24, 2018

MIGS Digital Fellow Phil Gurski wrote a piece for the Ottawa Citizen titled “Gurski: Why the Toronto attack can’t be called terrorism – yet.

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