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Former Toronto 18 member Saad Gaya asks to be removed from no-fly list

Should convicted terrorists like Toronto 18 member Saad Gaya get a second chance? Former Security Service Analyst Phil Gurski weighs in.

Should convicted terrorists get a second chance? Do they really ‘see the light’ and reject the ideology which led them to become terrorists in the first place? I weigh in on a Canadian case in this short podcast.

A former member of a terrorist group that plotted truck bombings in Toronto to protest Canada’s military mission in Afghanistan is appealing a government decision to place him on the no-fly list.

Read more: Former member of Toronto 18 terrorist group asks court to take him off no-fly list

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By Phil Gurski

Phil Gurski is the President and CEO of Borealis Threat and Risk Consulting Ltd. Phil is a 32-year veteran of CSE and CSIS and the author of six books on terrorism.

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