A list of authors, past and present

Cyber Security and Emerging Threats Touraj Riazi

Who is Responsible for Protecting Canada’s Critical Infrastructure: A Conversation with Imraan Bashir

Imraan Bashir is Partner and National Public Sector Cyber Lead at KPMG in Canada. Prior to joining KPMG, Imraan directed the policy, strategy, implementation, and oversight of Government of Canada enterprise-wide cyber initiatives, including leadership of key programs such as cloud security and digital identity. Imraan was named one of the world’s top 100 most Read More…

10. Upcoming Events Christopher Maternowski NATO and Canada

Canada, NATO, and Burden Sharing: An Editorial Introduction

Burden sharing and NATO’s two per cent pledge are contentious topics in Canada and across the alliance. In this essay, Christopher Maternowski introduces a series of essays on the subject from Anessa Kimball, Elliot Hughes, and Benjamin Zyla.

Maya Gandhi Women in Security

The Women of Al-Shabaab

A recent news story by the United Nations stated that Al-Shabaab, an insurgent group seeking to establish an Islamic state in Somalia, contributed to a 60% increase in civilian deaths between 2021 and 2022. Due to their violent methods of control, the group exerts a large amount of influence on the Somalian public. Specifically, they Read More…

Centre For Disinformation Studies Emma Curtis

A Disastrous Combination: Emergency Events and Online Mis-/Disinformation

What are the lasting impacts of mis and disinformation during the occurrence of and directly following a disaster or emergency? In this article, Emma Curtis touches upon the disinformation present in the cycle of disaster, as well as the consequences of fake news and false reporting.

Maya Gandhi Women in Security

From Benazir Bhutto to Jacinda Ardern: Perceptions of Female Prime Ministers

On January 19, 2023, Jacinda Ardern, the 40th prime minister of New Zealand, announced her resignation. As prime minister, she led New Zealand through incredibly difficult times as they faced the Christchurch terrorist attacks, the White Island volcanic eruption, and the Covid-19 pandemic. She was also only the second elected world leader to give birth Read More…

Maya Gandhi Women in Security

Sexual Abuse in South Sudan: Accountability and Non-Recurrence

When the individuals that claim to provide comfort and support resort to exploitation and abuse, where do those searching for refuge go? Malakal Protection of Civilians (PoC) cite, established in December 2013 in South Sudan, is home to approximately 37,000 people seeking help from the dangerous political atmosphere surrounding them; however, the reality of certain Read More…