Tyler Amos comments on terrorist negotiations and the US decision to initiate talks with the Taliban in Qatar.
Revived by the outbreak of the Arab Spring, the conflict between oppositionists to the Assad regime and the Syrian government has escalated in recent months, plunging the nation into a civil war. As its violent nature intensifies, the humanitarian crisis deepens. Consequently, NATO nations face pressures from external and internal actors who argue that a […]
Andrew Chisholm considers the debate over whether NATO should play a role in Arctic security. Which players are driving it, why Canada is opposed, and what is a better option for Canadian interests in the region.
Although the Arab Spring, which developed in December 2010 and became mainstream news in January 2011, has mostly faded from the minds of most, the situation in Syria has escalated rapidly leading the international community, particularly the EU and the US, to consider military responses. Furthermore, this situation is complicated by the regional religious tensions […]
Christopher Kelly analyzes the results of the Arctic Council’s deliberations in Sweden, its implications for regional security, and Canada’s interests as it assumes the rotating Chairmanship of the Council.