Monthly Archives: September 2014

Radicalization: A Canadian Persepective

Is Radicalization Forever? What Are We Doing About It? Terrorism Here vs. Terrorism There: Do We Have to Choose? Radicalization is a critical subset of the terrorist threat. The RCMP defines radicalization as the process by which individuals — usually … Continue reading

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Handbook aims to prevent radicalization of Canadian Muslims

CANADA NEWSWIRE Local Islamic groups and the RCMP have released a handbook aimed at curbing the radicalization of Canadian Muslims. The 37-page handbook — created by the Islamic Social Services Association (ISSA), the National Council of Canadian Muslims (NCCM) and … Continue reading

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Did al-Maqdisi make a deal with the Jordanian regime?

Intelligence Analysts\Jihadica On 16 June, Abu Muhammad al-Maqdisi, the well-known Jordanian radical Islamic ideologue, was released from prison. In the six weeks since his release, many people have argued that there must have been some sort of deal between al-Maqdisi … Continue reading

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RELIGIOUS MINORITIES IN THE MIDDLE EAST 7/5/12

In the wake of all the political change in the Middle East, Islamist governments are on the rise and with them are concerns about the rights of religious minorities. http://www.publicbroadcasting.net/america-abroad/.jukebox?podcastId=553&action=viewPodcast

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Sunni Muslims – do you know the difference?

Kulsoom Rizvi Politics, competition, influence and power fuel the current sectarian tensions between Shia and Sunni Muslims, the two main branches of Islam. The root of the hostility is a political question in itself: who is the legitimate successor to … Continue reading

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EXCLUSIVE: Q&A with former Islamic State member

middleeasteye \ By Rozh Ahmad Islamic State (IS) member “Sherko Omer” would now be a dead jihadist hadn’t he surrendered to the pro-Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) in northeast Syria earlier this year. Journalist Rozh Ahmad met him to learn … Continue reading

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Khorasan, explained: why the US is bombing an al-Qaeda group you’ve never heard of

VOX Updated by Zack Beauchamp on September 26, Since the United States began bombing an organization called “Khorasan” in Syria, there’s been a flurry of conversation about the group allegedly plotting attacks on the American homeland. But what is Khorasan, … Continue reading

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THE USA’S NEW MIDDLE-EASTERN TARGET: KHORASAN

MODERN SECURITY CINSULTING GROUP Over the last 24 hours, much has been mentioned about the Khorasan “group”, following the United States’ decision to put a reward of seven million USD on the head of Mushin al Fadhli. At this point … Continue reading

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Somali-Canadian ISIS fighter says CSIS missed chance to stop him

A Somali-Canadian who left Calgary to fight with ISIS in Iraq earlier this year, and was for a time believed to have been killed, appears to have given an interview to VICE this week, saying Canadian intelligence missed their opportunity … Continue reading

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GAS LEAK SUSPECTED TERRORIST ACT: Man jailed after farting in police officer’s face – twice

A man who farted in a police officer’s face twice has been locked up for breaching a community order. Malcolm Gill, from Longfield Avenue in Dalton, also admitted referring to the policeman as ‘You black b*****d, you terrorist,’ when he … Continue reading

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