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Donger
04-22-2013, 03:30 PM
http://www.cnn.com/2013/04/22/world/americas/canada-terror-plot-thwarted/index.html

(CNN) -- Canadian authorities have arrested two men accused of plotting to attack a passenger train in an al Qaeda-supported plot, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police said Monday.

Chiheb Esseghaier, 30, of Montreal, and Raed Jaser, 35, of Toronto, are accused of conspiring to murder people on a VIA Canadian railway train, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police said. While the suspects had the capacity to carry out an attack, the public was never in imminent danger, police told reporters.

Police said the suspects "were receiving support from al Qaeda elements in Iran."

The support entailed direction and guidance, police said.

The suspects, who are not Canadian citizens, are scheduled to make their first court appearance on Tuesday, police said.

They are charged with conspiring to carry out an attack against, and conspiring to murder persons unknown for the benefit of, at the direction of, or in association with a terrorist group, police said in a statement.

News of the arrests came the same day Canada's parliament debated an anti-terrorism bill.

An official with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police told CNN that there is no link between the Canadian investigation and the Boston bomb attack, and added there was no known link with the Canadians involved in the terror attack on the Algerian gas plant in January.

The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation quoted "highly placed sources" as saying the suspects were under surveillance for more than a year.

The CBC reported that the investigation was "part of a cross-border operation involving Canadian law enforcement agencies, the FBI and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security."

La literatura
04-22-2013, 03:34 PM
I hate al Qaeda. And attacking Canada is like bullying a special ed student. It just makes it even worse.

BucEyedPea
04-22-2013, 03:50 PM
Canada has their military on Muslim lands too. Afghanistan and Libya are two I know of. They are part of the British Commonwealth...a former dead superpower due to being over extended in the world.

mr. tegu
04-22-2013, 03:58 PM
http://www.cnn.com/2013/04/22/world/americas/canada-terror-plot-thwarted/index.html

News of the arrests came the same day Canada's parliament debated an anti-terrorism bill.

Conspiracy!

Donger
04-22-2013, 04:00 PM
Canada has their military on Muslim lands too. Afghanistan and Libya are two I know of. They are part of the British Commonwealth...a former dead superpower due to being over extended in the world.

Does Canada have troops in Iran?

alpha_omega
04-22-2013, 04:03 PM
Nice police work, eh?

BucEyedPea
04-22-2013, 04:05 PM
Does Canada have troops in Iran?

Irrelevant since we don'tónot yet.

Donger
04-22-2013, 05:12 PM
Irrelevant since we don'tónot yet.

:spock:

Donger
04-22-2013, 05:13 PM
Updated:

(CNN) -- Canadian authorities have arrested two men accused of planning to carry out an al Qaeda-supported attack against a passenger train traveling between Canada and the United States, a U.S. congressman told CNN on Monday.

"As I understand it, it was a train going from Canada to the U.S.," Rep. Peter King, R-New York, chairman of the counterterrorism and intelligence subcommittee, said.

The news follows an announcement earlier in the day by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police that they had arrested Chiheb Esseghaier, 30, and Raed Jaser, 35.

The two men are charged with "receiving support from al Qaeda elements in Iran" to carry out an attack and conspiring to murder people on a VIA railway train in the greater Toronto area, Assistant Police Commissioner James Malizia said.

"When I speak about supported, I mean direction and guidance," he said.

Despite the allegation of links to al Qaeda in Iran, there was no evidence to suggest the planned attacks were state-sponsored, Malizia said.

Neither the Canadian authorities nor King, R-New York, identified the exact route of the targeted train.

Authorities said the suspects were not Canadian citizens, but declined to identify their nationality or how long they had been in Canada.

There was no link between the Canadian investigation and the Boston Marathon bomb attack, an official with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police told CNN on condition of anonymity.

Canadian authorities were tight-lipped about the planned time frame of the alleged attack except to say it was in the planning stage and not imminent.

"We are alleging these two individuals took steps and conducted activities to conduct a terrorist attack," Police Capt. Jennifer Strackan told reporters.

"They watched trains and railways in the greater Toronto area."

The alleged attack included a plan to derail a passenger train, she said.

The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation quoted "highly placed sources" as saying the suspects were under surveillance for more than a year.

The CBC reported that the investigation was "part of a cross-border operation involving Canadian law enforcement agencies, the FBI and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security."

Essenghaier, of Montreal, and Jaser, of Toronto, will make their first court appearance on Tuesday, police said.

News of the arrests came the same day Canada's parliament debated an anti-terrorism bill.

BucEyedPea
04-22-2013, 05:21 PM
:spock:

Don't :spock: me. We have been engaged in covert activities in Iran and have been using proxies for terrorist acts but that's not our troops.

Donger
04-22-2013, 05:22 PM
Don't :spock: me. We have been engaged in covert activities in Iran and have been using proxies for terrorist acts but that's not our troops.

Don't tell me how to respond, honey.

Anyway, this has to do with Canadians and al Qaeda (and it looks like us now too).

BucEyedPea
04-22-2013, 05:31 PM
I will tell you what I don't want you to do when it comes to me.

Anyhow, we're all still less likely to die from a terror incident than slipping in the tub or being in a car accident.

theelusiveeightrop
04-22-2013, 05:32 PM
I will tell you what I don't want you to do when it comes to me.

Anyhow, we're all still less likely to die from a terror incident than slipping in the tub or being in a car accident.

This is encouraging.

BucEyedPea
04-22-2013, 05:34 PM
This is encouraging.

;) Sorry about that.

BucEyedPea
04-22-2013, 05:36 PM
Average annual bath tub related deaths is 341. Slipping, falling and drowning.

Donger
04-22-2013, 05:37 PM
I will tell you what I don't want you to do when it comes to me.

Blow me.

Anyhow, we're all still less likely to die from a terror incident than slipping in the tub or being in a car accident.

Indeed.

BucEyedPea
04-22-2013, 05:40 PM
Blow me.
So you're a pneumatic doll? No wonder you're full of air.

Donger
04-22-2013, 05:40 PM
So you're a pneumatic doll?

Depends on who is doing the pumping.

Bump
04-22-2013, 06:19 PM
why fuck with canada?

Donger
04-22-2013, 06:20 PM
why **** with canada?

Beyond the other obvious reasons, this train was apparently bound for New York.

Hog Farmer
04-22-2013, 06:57 PM
Guarantee you Overhead was involved ! There has to be a Meth connection.

Brando
04-22-2013, 07:10 PM
why fuck with canada?

The way they say the letter o and the Canadian French.

Radar Chief
04-22-2013, 08:19 PM
LiveStream broke the thread.

HonestChieffan
04-22-2013, 08:34 PM
So sad how quickly people associate muslims with terror and radicalism

LiveSteam
04-22-2013, 10:01 PM
LiveStream broke the thread.

Ya I did. Sorry about that.

TribalElder
04-22-2013, 10:55 PM
I was all for putting the Boston guy down instead of taking him alive but what if the information regarding this attack came from the Boston bomber?

It's possible I guess. South Park skewed my opinion of Canadian intelligence. lol

Brando
04-22-2013, 11:15 PM
I was all for putting the Boston guy down instead of taking him alive but what if the information regarding this attack came from the Boston bomber?

It's possible I guess. South Park skewed my opinion of Canadian intelligence. lol

Shut your fucking face uncle fucker

Comrade Crapski
04-23-2013, 08:09 AM
Fucking Amish. :cuss:

Radar Chief
04-23-2013, 08:13 AM
Ya I did. Sorry about that.

Eh, no biggy. Itís happened to me before.
The embed code from certain sites does that, not sure why.

DaFace
04-23-2013, 12:37 PM
Eh, no biggy. Itís happened to me before.
The embed code from certain sites does that, not sure why.

It's usually an issue with the embed code getting cut off when you copy and paste it. It will usually end with some sort of an {/iframe} or {/table} (with the right brackets) if you've got it all.

Radar Chief
04-23-2013, 01:05 PM
It's usually an issue with the embed code getting cut off when you copy and paste it. It will usually end with some sort of an {/iframe} or {/table} (with the right brackets) if you've got it all.

Ah, Iíll keep that in mind. :thumb: