Inquiries on CPAC - The Air India Inquiry – May 15, 2007 (Part 1 of 3)
Commission of Inquiry into the Investigation of the Bombing of Air India Flight 182
Witness: R. E. Muir
R. E. Muir (a former director of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) VIP security branch from 1977 to 1986) continues his testimony before the Commission. Mr. Muir describes potential threats to Air India in the weeks before the bombing of Air India flight 182. He responds to questions from Commission Counsel Anil Kapoor about Sikh extremism, about information on Sikh extremism that was passed on to the RCMP’s VIP security branch by the Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS) in the early 1980s, about the relationship between the government of India and Air India in the early 1980s, and about various CSIS threat assessments issued in the early 1980s.