Canada appears to be a base for Islamist militants, never a target - 23 January 2013 - From Clement Sabourin

If the news that two Canadians were among the hostage-takers who triggered the bloody siege of an Algerian gas plant was a surprise to many, perhaps it shouldn't have been.

While there has never been an attack on Canada's soil, experts say that since the 1990s the country has unwittingly become a base of operation for Islamist militants, particularly Algerians. (continue reading...)