Canada was on a list of terrorist targets found by U.S. Navy SEALs during the May 2011 raid on Osama bin Laden’s compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan, according to a newly declassified intelligence report.
The report by the Integrated Threat Assessment Centre is the first official government confirmation that the cache of papers recovered during the operation that killed the al-Qaeda leader named Canada as a target.
“Canada’s international profile as a potential terrorist target has been confirmed through an analysis of files captured during the 2011 05 02 raid on Osama bin Laden’s Abbottabad, Pakistan compound.
Canada is specifically named in the files, along with the U.S., Britain, Israel, Germany and Spain, as targets for terror strikes
“Canada is specifically named in the files, along with the U.S., Britain, Israel, Germany and Spain, as targets for terror strikes,” reads the report, obtained by the National Post under the Access to…
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