Tag Archives: Al Qaeda

Are Drone Strikes Even Relevant? – Asking the Right Questions

A recent drone strike in Yemen appears to have killed several members of a wedding party, rather than hitting Al Qaeda militants as intended.  Initial reports from Yemese officials  (often adjusted later) suggest that 14 have been killed and 22 wounded.  This event will spur another round of questions about the legality of drone attacks Continue Reading →

The Supreme Court and Open Justice – The Case of Mohamed Harkat

How does the Government of Canada find that Mohamed Harkat is an ‘Al Qaeda sleeper agent’ when it has been reasonably and repeatedly established by the Government of Canada that Al Qaeda never had a sleeper agent network? Earlier concerns about such networks may have been valid, but they have since been discounted. The current Continue Reading →