Zaid looks into the concept of identity, through Amin Maalouf and Lucy Aharish, in an increasingly inter-connected world. In doing so, notions of uniqueness, conformity and assimilation are explored.
Zaid examines the low in US-Israeli relations, and the ramifications of this lull in the coming few years.
Section I of this series examined the Jordanian reaction to Lt. Moath Kasasbeh’s execution and concepts of legitimizing military operations through public sentiment in times of crisis. Military action, however, is not a clear-cut path to annihilating this extremist threat. Contesting ISIS’s influence must not be restricted to sheer military power, and should include ideological Read More…
Zaid discusses the public Jordanian reaction to Lt. Kasasbeh’s execution at the hands of ISIS. He explores publications regarding intensified Jordanian involvement in the coalition fight against ISIS.
In part II of this series, Zaid looks into recommendations made to the UNSC by NGO Working Group on WPS to further the implementation of the WPS agenda in the UNSC. In addition, he highlights steps taken by NATO to integrate women into its structure and operations in accordance with its support and adoption of the WPS agenda.
Zaid Al-Nassir explores the history of UNSC resolution 1325 on Women in Security, and examines the Security Council’s implementation of the agenda thus far.
Zaid Al-Nassir explores The Dark Knight as a critique of post 9-11 counter-terrorism policies in the United States.
Zaid Al-Nassir examines the ramifications of Palestinian accession to the International Criminal Court.
Zaid Al-Nassir explores the Canadian approach towards the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, and what changes must be made to further the peace process.