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News in Review - March 2016 ​​Burkina Faso Attack: Westerners Targeted

An al-Qaeda-linked attack in West Africa in January 2016 is raising concerns about global security. Burkina Faso in West African is a largely Muslim country. Jihadist attackers raided a luxury hotel and a nearby cafe in the country's capital, Ouagadougou. They were shooting and taking hostages — targeting foreigners. An ensuing siege with security forces lasted 12 hours, ending with ...
  • 2016
  • 00:16:06
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/17/2016

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News in Review - January 2016 ​Al-Qaeda Hostage: The ​Canadian Connection

Matt Schrier was working as a freelance war photographer in Syria when he was captured by al-Qaeda-linked rebels in 2012. He was held prisoner for seven months, tortured and starved and had his identity stolen. On his return to the U.S. Matt revealed that his kidnappers may have had a Canadian connection.
  • 2016
  • 00:16:51
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/22/2016

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Hot Type Noam Chomsky: Is the U.S. a Terrorist State?

Is the U.S. itself a leading terrorist state? Does American foreign policy dictate an escalation of violence around the world to the benefit of U.S. power elites? And is their project supported by the ready assistance of a domestic press prone to propaganda? In the wake of the events of September 11, uncompromising American dissident Noam Chomsky says yes.
  • 2002
  • 00:17:34
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 05/26/2015

News in Review - September 2014 Homegrown Terrorism

As the threat of terrorism continues throughout the world, many Canadians are also taking up extremist views. They choose to risk their lives in order to further their new beliefs. This story looks at what motivates these individuals and how many go from a middle class lifestyle to planning death and destruction.
  • 2014
  • 00:18:31
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/15/2014

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CBC | Radio-Canada Documentary Secret History of 9/11

This one-hour documentary examines the road to 9/11, beginning in 1993 with a car bomb attack on the World Trade Center, and traces the tragic path that culminates in the largest terrorist attack in the history of the United States. The program explores the links between the 1993 attack, the bombing of a Philippine airliner, and the growth of al-Qaeda, ...
  • 2006
  • 01:30:40
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

The National Al Qaeda's Family

The family is that of Ahmed Said Khadr, a longtime associate of Osama Bin Laden. With Khadr shot dead in a firefight, one child shot in the spine and paralyzed, and one shot in the face and imprisoned in Guantanamo, Cuba, other family members speak out about their direct ties to Al Qaeda. There are exclusive interviews in Pakistan with ...
  • 2004
  • 01:07:57
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

News in Review - November 2001 Terrorist Attack: The Retaliation

The first part of our ongoing News in Review special report. We record and review the events, the underlying issues and the analyses of the recent terrorist attacks in the United States, as they relate in particular to the retaliation stage, in what has been referred to as a war unlike any the world has ever seen. Because, to a ...
  • 2001
  • 00:20:15
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/15/2001

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News in Review - October 2001 United States Under Terrorist Attack

Reviewing the tragic events in the United States, this News in Review story examines what this terrorist attack means in global terms and the implications for North Americans especially. We also review issues related to emergency measures and crisis management, public coping strategies, and issues of media coverage. The extended report assesses what happened and the immediate aftermath; it examines ...
  • 2001
  • 00:30:54
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/15/2001

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