Terrorist list is policy with a dash of politics: Analysts

Federal government adds IRFAN, but rejects Sri Lanka’s listing of two Canadian groups.

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Tamil protesters in April 2009 demand the Canadian government pressure Sri Lanka to end military action at the time.
Peter Mazereeuw
Published: Wednesday, 05/07/2014 12:00 am EDT
Last Updated: Wednesday, 05/07/2014 12:30 am EDT

Canada’s terrorist list is grounded in an “intensive” bureaucratic process, but one that is political nonetheless, security analysts say. 

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