The Paris attacks that killed more than a hundred people came as a shock to nearly everyone involved, Christian Leuprecht, a Senior Fellow with the Macdonald-Laurier Institute, told CTV.
“This is something that I think people feel they see on TV in the Middle East but that it has hit home here – and at such a scale – has I think taken everybody by surprise”, he said.
“President Hollande said these attacks were planned in Syria … that planning cell might also have reached back into other countries … the Canadian government will be studying both (anti-terror bill) C-51 and the national security regime we have in place very carefully after these attacks”, he told Global TV.
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