With over five years of bloodshed on all fronts of the Syrian civil war, and with no reasonable solution in sight, Jayson Derow analyzes whether the separation of ethnic groups through de facto partition is a feasible strategy to manage ethnic conflict, or is such an approach actually a conflict waiting to happen?
Wartime has become the only kind of time we have. Jayson Derow discusses why there is a need for Western politics to recognize the current realities of conflict and function as a cohesive Alliance within NATO in a way that protects its shared values that remain vulnerable.
Canada was once viewed as a leader of UN peacekeeping missions. However, this role has shifted with the changing nature of global conflicts. Jayson Derow discusses why it would be more effective for the Liberal government to devote military resources to the battle in Iraq and Syria, instead of fragmenting the Canadian Armed Forces to various ineffective missions in Africa to fight the same enemy.
The decision to endure the fight in Afghanistan was difficult for Canada to make, and this country did so at a relatively substantial cost. Jayson Derow discusses the triumphs of the Canadian Armed Forces in Afghanistan and why a sustained commitment of troops is needed in order to ensure the success of Canada’s three signature projects.
Although statistics are able to present data in a way that shows an event as less probable of occurring, Jayson Derow discusses why the uncertainty of time and place that accompanies ISIS’ threats should not be dismissed by Western societies.
Prime Minister Trudeau’s ‘sunny ways’ will prove to be ineffective against an enemy that explicitly demonstrates a complete disregard for human life. Jayson Derow discusses why Canada has a ‘Responsibility to Protect’ the religious minorities of Iraq and Syria by taking the battle to ISIS through strategic and targeted airstrikes.
Canada must decide whether it will become a viable partner within the NATO alliance or a free-rider. Jayson Derow discusses the importance of fulfilling the 2% metric of defence spending to combat Russian aggression.
In a day of hard bitter fighting, the Regina Rifles had secured their D-Day objective. Jayson Derow highlights the importance of Canada’s role in the pivotal battles of D-Day.
Western military forces have demonstrated that they are effective in implementing regime change. But such regimes failed to foster stability or eradicate jihadist extremism, and thus, war persists and blood is still spilt. Jayson Derow discusses why the overthrowing of the Assad government will not ease tensions within the Syrian civil war or the battle against ISIS.