Or to jihad. Jeremy Loome states the obvious — which needs to be stated and restated — in the Ottawa Sun (thanks to Kemaste):
The picture is not pretty: a border that is wide open, citizenship that can be both bought and paid for — or merely stolen — with ease, terrorists who can recruit in anonymity, politicians who can be legally bribed, and intelligence and police funding that is 10 years behind where it should be.
And if you think that’s bad, says Oliver Revell, just wait until something actually blows up. The FBI”s former director of counter-intelligence says he loves Canada, sits on Canadian corporate boards and owns property here. But he’s waiting for the proverbial other shoebomb to drop.
“I love Canada, always have,”says Revell. “But the naivete there has always been of great concern to me. Burying your head in the sand and expecting problems to always happen somewhere else simply doesn’t work, and the price will be difficult for Canadians to accept, perhaps even more so than it was for us after Sept. 11.”
Read it all.