From the Bleedin’ Obvious Department via the National Post, :
A number of “jihadist returnees” have arrived back in Canada from other countries and some may intend to commit acts of terrorism, according to a declassified intelligence report.
The report, by the government’s Integrated National Security Assessment Centre (INSAC), says “a number of other Islamic extremists have recently returned to Canada from abroad.
“Those dedicated extremists possessing terrorist training and Canadian documentation may return to Canada in order to carry out an attack.
“They may also use their documentation to gain access to Western diplomatic missions, or other interests, for the purpose of terrorist attack,” says the report, released under the Access to Information Act.
Several Canadians have attended terrorist training camps and participated in international extremist groups. Those that have returned to Canada have raised alarms about the threat they may pose to Canadians.
Last month, the National Post found the alleged former leader of a Canadian extremist cell living in a townhouse in Montreal. Fateh Kamel returned to Canada in January after serving a prison term in France for terrorist-related crimes.
The Canadian Security Intelligence Service says Mr. Kamel, 45, fought in Afghanistan in the 1980s, recruited volunteers to fight in Bosnia in the 1990s and was associated with Osama bin Laden. He also played a central role in terrorist threats in France, CSIS wrote in a public report.
However, Mr. Kamel denied he was involved in extremism and said he barely knew Ahmed Ressam, an alleged member of his Montreal-based group who tried to blow up Los Angeles International Airport…