Our team looks at the regional effects of the ongoing Syrian civil war.
On Thursday, September 26, the NATO Council of Canada hosted Alex Corbeil, the NATO Council’s Senior Middle East Advisor, to discuss the origins and present state of the conflict in Syria.
Senior Middle East Analyst Alexander Corbeil has been tracking the Syrian conflict for the month of November. Under this new initiative he will be providing a monthly interactive map highlighting rebel gains and regime actions in Syria.
Our Senior Middle East Analyst, Alexander Corbeil describes the highlights of the Couchiching Institute’s Arab Spring conference.
Kofi Annan’s six point plan has been sidelined as a total failure by many political observers and increasingly by those within the Obama administration. It may be argued that the Syrian rebels agree, given a recent bombing of army troops guarding United Nations observers. The initiatives put forward by the former Secretary General of the United Nations, specifically the […]
What had made this country so attractive to international jet setters is also what has allowed it to become co-opted by a plurality of regional and international forces.
Given NATO’s linkages to Arab states through the Mediterranean Dialogue, the Alliance should actively support the transition to democracy in post-Arab Spring countries by utilizing its various resources in the realms of institutional creation, democracy promotion, and security sector reform. NATO’s efforts to support the Arab Spring, particularly its operation in Libya, have brought the specter […]