With last weekend’s Allied airstrikes on Syria, a very limited response was made to Assad’s chemical attack on Douma. Was it too little, too late? Is there no “red line” to prevent future WMD usage?
Despite promising to destroy its stockpile of chemical weapons, Syria has once again been accused of using the banned arms against its civilians. The Islamic State has also been accused and these accusations were levelled in a new UN report released earlier this month.
Aishwarya Sahai and Corinne Stancescu examine the global threats that affect Canada as an introduction to Canada’s Defence Perspectives 2020-2050: Recapitalization and the Canadian Forces.
President Bashar al-Assad is expected to win the upcoming presidential elections – at the cost of prolonging the civil war.