Fadi Dawood, Michael Lumbers, Emmerson Murray, and Layla Wahbi discuss the latest in immigration politics.
ISIS and The Destruction of Material Culture
ISIS’ occupation of Mosul and Nineveh Plains villages in northern Iraq, has displaced hundreds of thousands of individuals from their homes. The Nineveh Plain region is dotted with ancient Assyrian villages, monasteries, churches, and other historically significant sites that speak to a vibrant community that has survived for thousands of years in the area. The Read More…
Refugee Sponsorship: A Community in Crisis
This is the summary of an interview about community based refugee sponsorship in Toronto.
The Yazidis: Iraq’s Forgotten Victims
This is the third article in the series focusing on the current refugee crisis in the Middle East. Focusing on the Yazidi community of Sinjar is very important in our task to better understand how these communities have been affected by the recent atrocities committed by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) against Read More…
Protection in times of Armed Conflict, Part I
Armed conflict exposes civilians to heightened sexual and gender based violence. Nancy explores how different actors define protection and why protection is necessary in times of armed conflict.
Climate Mitigation: Military Innovation and Spillovers
Matthew Rae discusses the importance of including the military when discussing climate change mitigation.
Violence against Indigenous Women in Canada: Part II
Seema Kawar further explores the different aspects of violence against indigenous women in Canada as well as the responses of the local community and the Canadian Government.
NATO and the New Arc of Crisis Conference
A Conference entitled ‘NATO and the New Arc of Crisis’ took place on October 28 and 29 in Madrid, the NATO Association of Canada thanks YATA, the Real Instituto Elcano, and the Fundación Botín for their efforts in organizing this fruitful conference.
UN Peacekeepers: Are the Protectors a Threat to Women and Children? (Part II)
Building on from her last article, Seema Kawar explores the issues of accountability and ways forward in more detail.
Embattled Minds: PTSD and Mental Health in the Ukraine War
Two years since the conflict began, Ukraine now faces an influx of soldiers suffering from PTSD and mental health issues. Kelly Rahardja examines the challenges in dealing with this growing problem.