In this article, author Mary Peplinski discusses the shortfalls of Canada’s Arctic policy relating to infrastructure development and national defense. The article also discusses the implications and consequences for northern communities and the Canadian public if a stronger stance towards Canadian Arctic sovereignty is not adopted.
Author: Mary Peplinski
U.S. Withdrawal from Afghanistan: What it Means for Women
Mary Peplinski discusses the fragile peace agreement between the United States and the Taliban, and examines how an early withdrawal of American troops could worsen violence and compromise advances in women’s rights in Afghanistan.
The Female Qur’an Experts Helping to Fight Radical Islam
Author Mary Peplinski showcases a unique program in Morocco where female Quranic scholars are helping to counter radicalization. She explains why other countries should look at developing similar programs to increase the effectiveness of national CVE strategies.
Multilateralism Amidst the Oil Price War
Author Mary Peplinski explains the global economic and security implications of the oil price war and explains why a multilateral response is needed to help the North American energy sector recover.
Why Women Play an Essential Role in the Canadian Armed Forces
The NATO Association’s Mary Peplinski examines Canada’s struggle to recruit female
peacekeepers and explains why it is so important to involve women in peacekeeping operations and
military operations around the world.
The Danger of Gender Stereotyping Canada’s ‘Jihadi Brides’
In this article, author Mary Peplinski explores the consequences gender stereotyping may have for national security and counterterrorism efforts in Canada. The article will focus specifically on the cases of women who are trying to return to Canada after leaving to join ISIS.