Though the Sri Lankan civil war ended in 2009, the potential for justice remains uncertain.”
Author: Christopher Abbott
Ideological Warfare and The Use of Propaganda
Considering the level of global interconnectivity in the 21st century, Christopher Abbot asks the question, how are political actors using propaganda to influence their audience?
From Fragility to Failure
As sectarian conflict in Yemen worsens, Christopher Abbott analyses the future of the Middle Eastern nation.
The Tension Between Democracy and Counter-terrorism
After a series of terrorist attacks in France, countries will have to choose between civil liberties and effective counter-terrorism strategies.
Destroying the Social Contract Between Democracy and Journalism
Recent developments from Erdogan’s government put into doubt the strength of Turkey’s democracy, freedom of speech and free and fair media.
Working Towards Legitimacy: The ICC and Lubanga’s Trial
With the recent decision regarding Thomas Lubanga, has the International Criminal Court gained legitimacy on the international stage?
A Masked Military Junta: Examining Burkina Faso’s Transitional Government
History repeats itself as military officials form the new government in Burkina Faso after civilian protests.
The Underpriveledged Economy of an Unrecognized State
In a region infested with corruption, war, and poverty, Somaliland has done the improbable and emerged as a successful autonomous state.
Solving the Terrorism Equation Through Education
Education can lead to enlightenment, critical thinking and respect. A look at how education can break the cycle of radicalization.
The Unequal Reality of Canada’s Equalization Program
An examination of the unequal nature of Canada’s federal equalization program. As the most populous and central province, Ontario loses out.