This is a great threat to Canada and the west and must be taken very seriously. radical imams in canada must be exposed when they preach hatred.
New face of terror is homegrown, foreign-trained
Study warns of growing threat from Westerners bringing war home to the West
BY DOUGLAS QUAN, NICK MARTIN AND BRUCE OWEN, THE OTTAWA CITIZEN; POSTMEDIA NEWS OCTOBER 3, 2010
The threat from radicalized Westerners who travel to terrorist training camps around the world is "growing in size and prominence" and stopping them is of the "highest priority," according to a joint American-European study.
While some so-called Western foreign fighters may take up arms and fight battles in foreign conflict zones, such as the Afghanistan-Pakistan border, Somalia and Yemen, others may be turned back home following their training, said the study by George Washington University's Homeland Security Policy Institute and the Swedish National Defence College's Center for Asymmetric Threat Studies.