In part one of a two part series, making the case for a realist foreign policy. Mark Jarratt and Alexis Amini are discussing the theoretical underpinnings of realism and illustrate by using the 2003 Iraq Invasion.
In an age of uncertain conflict, Jacqueline Hicks looks at the potential moral and security concerns involved in the global arms trade.
Civilians in Yemen are suffering from a severe humanitarian crisis but have drawn little public attention. Farah Bogani addresses the complicity of Western powers in fuelling the conflict in Yemen.
In Part I of this two part series, Program Editors Kelsie Chasse and Ashley McIntyre discussed the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) and Canada’s past reluctance to sign. In this section, Libya, Iraq, and Saudi Arabia are examined as case studies, and the possible application of the ATT in past and future arms deals is discussed.