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    Default Canada prevents "al-Qaeda-inspired" train attack on Toronto rail network

    BBC News - Canada foils 'al-Qaeda inspired' terror attack on train

    Seems to be just breaking. The alleged plotters are apparently not Canadian citizens.

    Is there a reason Canada would be targeted by people allegedly "inspired" by al-Qaeda? I know Canadians often pride themselves on being more multi-cultural and less integrationist than the USA, and of course they also pride themselves on neutrality and peace-keeping.

    Is there a reason Canada would be targeted?
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    Canada was/is part of the war on terror.
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    "Is there a reason Canada would be targeted?"

    Because it's full of non-believing infidels, I suppose.

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    Quote Originally Posted by blokesbloke View Post
    BBC News - Canada foils 'al-Qaeda inspired' terror attack on train

    Seems to be just breaking. The alleged plotters are apparently not Canadian citizens.

    Is there a reason Canada would be targeted by people allegedly "inspired" by al-Qaeda? I know Canadians often pride themselves on being more multi-cultural and less integrationist than the USA, and of course they also pride themselves on neutrality and peace-keeping.

    Is there a reason Canada would be targeted?
    It's full of Canadians.
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    Full marks to the Canadian authorities for apprehending the nutters.
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    Also this:

    Boycott the "Irish" Sun rag.

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    They had several thousand troops in Afghanistan and still have around a thousand remaining, though their mission there ended in 2011. With PM Harper being a firm US foreign policy supporter, I imagine there are other reasons, but the role in Afghanistan would be at the top of the list.
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    It's always moving when a person sees his work inspiring others. I am sure there are a few proud terrorists out there tonight, especially the trainers. That should be good for a few more virgins in the afterlife.
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    They said the two men were not Canadian citizens and were supported by "al-Qaeda elements in Iran" but there was no evidence of state sponsorship.
    BBC News - Canada foils 'al-Qaeda inspired' terror attack on train

    Most peculiar, who could possibly be connected to Sunni extremists in Shia Iran?

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    Quote Originally Posted by blokesbloke View Post
    BBC News - Canada foils 'al-Qaeda inspired' terror attack on train

    Seems to be just breaking. The alleged plotters are apparently not Canadian citizens.

    Is there a reason Canada would be targeted by people allegedly "inspired" by al-Qaeda? I know Canadians often pride themselves on being more multi-cultural and less integrationist than the USA, and of course they also pride themselves on neutrality and peace-keeping.

    Is there a reason Canada would be targeted?
    They're a major contingent with Isaf in Afghanistan.

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