Following International Development Minister Christian Paradis’ welcome announcement on youth internship funding, Kareem El-Assal explains why such initiatives are important to Canada
Brazil’s World Cup Woes
With just a week to go before the 2014 World Cup, Kareem El-Assal looks at why Brazil is making headlines for all the wrong reasons.
Revisiting Canada’s September 2012 Decision to Cut Ties to Iran
Following Foreign Minister John Baird’s recent comments on Iran, calling it the main threat to international peace, Kareem El-Assal looks back at the Harper government’s September 2012 decision to cut ties with Iran.
European Parliament Elections and CETA
With European Parliament elections looming, Kareem El-Assal addresses what it might mean for CETA.
Why the European Parliament Elections Matter
Looking at the upcoming European Parliament election, Kareem El-Assal explains why these elections are more significant than ever before.
Jens Stoltenberg announced as new NATO secretary-general
On the heels of Jens Stoltenberg’s appointment, Kareem El-Assal looks at the two immediate challenges facing NATO’s incoming SecGen
Erdogan and Turkey’s Twitter Ban
Kareem El-Assal analyzes the causes of and possible implications of Turkey’s March 20 Twitter ban
Libya Three Years Later
On the three-year anniversary of the Libyan revolution, Kareem El-Assal looks at the security and human rights challenges plaguing Libya.
Tunisian Exceptionalism? Explaining Tunisia’s post-Arab Spring Success
Analyzing Tunisia, Kareem El-Assal seeks to understand why it may be the Arab Spring’s lone success story.