New Al-Shabab tape urges terrorist attacks in Canada, U.S. – The Globe and Mail. As per our class discussion regarding paper topics for national issues pertaining to nation-states.  Here is an example of a paper topic specifically occurring in our world today and potentially affecting Canadians.  If you already have chosen a paper topic, the article is interesting regarding the issues of Civil War within a nation-state that causes instability around the world (potentially).