Emerging Security Nabil Bhatia

The Other Extremism: Far-Right Movements and Vigilantism in Canada

The recent tragedy in Quebec highlighted the severity of the threat posed by far-right movements and vigilantism in Canada. Nabil Bhatia analyzes the magnitude and organizational structure of far-right extremist groups in Canada, and suggests necessary steps that the Canadian government should take.

Emerging Security Nabil Bhatia

From Calgary to the Caliphate: Exploring the Unlikely Hotbed for ISIS Recruitment

With many of Canada’s foreign fighters emerging from Calgary, it must be explored how a cosmopolitan city has now become a ‘hotbed’ for ISIS recruitment. Nabil Bhatia attempts to answer this question by investigating cases of radicalization in the Canadian city.

Emerging Security Nabil Bhatia

Canadian Military Presence in Mali: Weighing the Risks and Rewards

With the possibility that Canadian security forces may be deployed to Mali in order to aid a UN peacekeeping mission, it is necessary to understand what this mission would entail. Nabil Bhatia explains the Malian conflict and analyzes the moral and strategic dilemmas faced by the Canadian government in making this decision.

Emerging Security Nabil Bhatia

Analyzing the Islamic State’s Weapons Capability: What Weapons Does It Use and Where Does It Get Them?

With multiple global sources of weapons and ammunition and its industrial scale weapons manufacturing operations, one may ask what can be done to degrade ISIS’ weapons capability. Nabil Bhatia analyzes ISIS’ diversified weapons arsenal and proposes a course of action for the international community.

Emerging Security Nabil Bhatia

Retake Mosul…and Then What? Tensions, Property Disputes, and the Fight against the Islamic State

With Iraqi forces gaining ground in their fight against ISIS in Mosul, it remains unclear what the fate of the city will be after it is entirely retaken. Nabil Bhatia highlights some of the challenges that lay ahead and recommends a course of action for the Iraqi government.

Emerging Security Nabil Bhatia

Unpacking Myanmar’s Ethno-Religious Conflict and the Plight of the Rohingya

A letter penned by over a dozen Nobel laureates on December 29 compared the ethnic cleansing campaign in Myanmar to the Rwandan genocide, and condemned the lack of action by Aung San Suu Kyi. Nabil Bhatia unpacks Myanmar’s ethno-religious conflict and provides a historical overview of the plight of the Rohingya.