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Political Science Terrorism

Terror Threat

International and Homegrown Terrorists and Their Threat to Canada

by (author) Dwight Hamilton & Kostas Rimsa

Publisher
Dundurn Press
Initial publish date
Nov 2007
Category
Terrorism, Security (National & International), Peace
  • Hardback

    ISBN
    9781550027365
    Publish Date
    Nov 2007
    List Price
    $35.00
  • eBook

    ISBN
    9781459718630
    Publish Date
    Nov 2007
    List Price
    $9.99

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Description

The discovery of a suspected homegrown Islamic terrorist cell in our own backyard last year shocked most Canadians. The question arose: Is this country next on Al Qaeda’s hit list? But although terrorism in Canada did not begin with Al Qaeda, its fundamental dynamics are as unfamiliar to most of the public as the minutiae of quantum physics.
How could such shocking developments happen in a nation of "peacekeepers" that opposed the American intervention in Iraq? The majority of Canadians have no idea why soldiers are presently sacrificing their lives in Afghanistan. Terror Threat provides an examination of every key facet of current terrorist operations affecting this country – and it does so in a way that shows how serious the danger really is. Who are these people? How do they operate? And why in the world are they trying to kill us?

About the authors

Dwight Hamilton has been an editor at two of Canada's largest professional journals. He is a former member of Canadian military intelligence.

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