As many as 100 Canadians could be fighting in Syria against Assad regime, think tank says
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Up to 100 Canadians are now fighting in Syria, a British think tank
estimated in a study Tuesday that reported a “steep rise” in the number
of foreigners who had taken up arms to overthrow the Assad regime.
Foreign fighters from 74 countries including Canada have joined the
armed opposition, the International Centre for the Study of
Radicalisation said. Their ranks have doubled since April to as many as
Anywhere between 9 and 100 are Canadians, it said. Because of the
difficulties in tracking foreign fighters, the report provided ranges
rather than exact numbers. Its estimates were based on 1,500 sources...Continue reading...