Natalia Valencia examines the conditions continuing to make the growing presence of Al Qaeda in the Magreh (AQIM) in Africa’s Sahel region a worrying concern.
How has the recent spate of terror attacks in Afghanistan and Pakistan increased tensions between the two countries to the benefit of terrorists? Farah Bogani explores
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.
“Through NATO’s Science for Peace and Security program, Canada has assisted Mauritania on disaster response. Paul Pryce discusses the importance of this civilian partnership.”
This is the third installment of an ongoing series on creating a DIY IR “degree” through free Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) and academic resources. Building on the foundational materials in Part 1 and the regional concentrations in Part 2, this part will suggest thematic concentrations in particularly salient issues in international relations. War […]