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Facebook targets Babbar Khalsa International as “Former” Leader Faces Immigration Hearing

  The Growth in Sikh Extremist Content on Social Media It seems that for many countries the threat of Sikh extremism has gotten lost in the post 9/11 focus on Islamic extremism. Yet almost 29 years after the bombing of … Continue reading

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Facebook Removes Al-Qaeda linked Islamic State of Iraq and Al-Sham Page

On November 20th of this month the Islamic State of Iraq and Al-Sham (ISIS), in yet another example of extremists’ preference towards social media, started up its official Facebook page   https://www.facebook.com/Islamicstateofirakandsham (below). The page which featured daily posts by the group was … Continue reading

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Last Push or Second Wave: Al-Shabab’s Recruiting Tactics

With this latest attack on the Westgate mall in Nairobi Kenya much has been said of the gradual decline of Al-Shabab by security officials. The popular opinion appears to be that Al-Shabab is an organization in its dying days. The effort by … Continue reading

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The Triple “A” Threat to the Northern Ireland G8 – Anarchists, Anonymous and the New IRA

The G8 inevitably brings certain security elements to the host nation that have become inexplicably intertwined with the event. A simple Google of “G8 security threats” will provide you with an almost unending list of issues that other countries have … Continue reading

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The Ghost of Anwar al-Awlaki – The Virtual Martyr

When you research extremist social media and individuals being radicalized one of the loudest voices pulling individuals toward that path is actually that of a ghost. In this case the ghost in the machine is that of Anwar al-Awlaki! While … Continue reading

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The Canadian Connection to the Boston Bombing: From Online to In Country

As the investigation into the Boston Bombing moves forward The Telegraph yesterday released information from Russian sources indicating that Tamerlan Tsarnaev had been identified by Canadian jihadist William Plotnikov as an online contact. According to The Telegraph, “Plotnikov gave a … Continue reading

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Exporting Terrorism – Canadians Involvement in Foreign Terrorism

If there were ever a time when Canada`s national security agencies were scrambling it has been the last year. It`s not that Canada has faced an attack at home, although it is estimated that CSIS and the RCMP are tracking … Continue reading

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“Like” us on Facebook. When people Like/Join/Follow Terror Organizations on Social Media.

This past week, Eric Harroun was arrested upon returning to the United States after it was discovered that he had been fighting with the recently banned Al-Nusra Front. According to the indictment and several news reports Harroun had posted photos … Continue reading

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