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Canada record on determining terror threats mixed

Although Canada is triumphantly publicizing its arrest of 17 alleged home-grown terror suspects, the country’s law enforcement bodies have a mixed record when it comes to determining the threat from militants. Twice since the September 11 suicide attacks, authorities have mounted major anti-terror operations that produced little. In one instance, police near Toronto arrested 23 mainly Pakistani students in 2003 amid talk about an al-Qaeda sleeper cell and questions about whether one of the accused planned to crash a small plane into a local nuclear power station. Full Story

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