Neil Siviter is currently a writer for the NATO Association of Canada's Arc of Crisis Program, and also, an intern with the Corporate Engagement team of the Ontario Chamber of Commerce. Neil completed his Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Political Science at Nipissing University, with a focus on Canadian foreign policy and contemporary conflict studies. With an introduction to the NATO Alliance through Carleton University's Model NATO conference in 2013, Neil served as Head Delegate to the conference in 2014 and 2015, leading Nipissing to win Best Delegation, while further cultivating his interest in security studies. In the past, Neil has interned within the Office of the Minister of Employment and Social Development Canada, the U.S. Consulate General of Toronto, and the Department of Public Information of the United Nations in New York City. As a recipient of a Global Grant Scholarship from Rotary International, Neil will be pursuing his Master of Arts in War Studies at King’s College London this fall.
Cyber Security and Emerging Threats Neil Siviter

A Second Islamic State? The Next Chapter of the War in Syria

As Al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri recently ordered the group’s Syrian affiliate – the Al Nusra front – to form an emirate, Neil Siviter analyzes how the group seeks to achieve this project and also, how a second Islamic State could influence the conflict in Syria