The recent tragedy in Quebec highlighted the severity of the threat posed by far-right movements and vigilantism in Canada. Nabil Bhatia analyzes the magnitude and organizational structure of far-right extremist groups in Canada, and suggests necessary steps that the Canadian government should take.
With many of Canada’s foreign fighters emerging from Calgary, it must be explored how a cosmopolitan city has now become a ‘hotbed’ for ISIS recruitment. Nabil Bhatia attempts to answer this question by investigating cases of radicalization in the Canadian city.
From a campaign based on a rhetoric of reconciling America’s values and morals with its actions abroad comes the stark reality of an administration that, for the most part, greatly expanded the use of drones outside of war zones. Natalia Valencia highlights some of the issues surrounding President Obama’s rhetoric versus his pragmatic approach to counterterrorist policy, particularly its controversial drone program.
John Pollock discusses the potential of a ceasefire breakdown following the recent cross-border clashes between Pakistan and India in Kashmir.
Ryan Atkinson discusses whether the current crisis between Russia and the West can undermine cooperation in the Arctic.
Erin Loney reports on the recent reset of the Doomsday Clock, which now sits at two and a half minutes to midnight.
The resolution of The Gambia’s recent electoral crisis is a victory for democratic transitions of power in Africa. It remains to be seen if other countries in the region can replicate its success.