Terror Arrests

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It's the old story, now on a grand scale in Canada. Steven Vikash Chand's neighbors said he seemed like "nice people." Canadian prosecutors say Canadian Vikash Chand — 25, a convert to Islam — wanted to cut the head off Canada's prime minister.

Canada is still reeling from the arrest of seventeen alleged terrorists, mostly very young men, homegrown, who prosecutors say played jihad in the woods, and planned to blow up chunks of Ontario.

Police are calling it "generation jihad" — the kid next door gone terrorist. Moderate Muslims are distraught. US authorities are on pins and needles.

Hear about Canada's alleged terror cell - who joined, why, and whether they're joining here, too.


Michelle Shephard, National Security Reporter for the Toronto Star

Jessica Stern, terrorism expert at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government, author of "Terror in the Name of God: Why Religious Militants Kill"

Ali Dagher,
Executive Officer of the Arab-American Chamber of Commerce

Hussein Hamdani, Chairman of North American Spiritual Revival

This program aired on June 7, 2006.


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