What should NATO do to address a divergence in threat percetion? Marko Gombac explores the value of geographically based identitiy construction in helping the alliance stay together
Middle East Region
Our program editors debate whether NATO should hug Israel close or keep its distance.
Kristyn Byrne discusses ISIS activity in Libya and the complexities of involving NATO in the fight.
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…
Our team looks at the regional effects of the ongoing Syrian civil war.
This is the summary of an interview about community based refugee sponsorship in Toronto.
With apparently no end in sight for Syria’s civil war, our program editors consider how-or whether- its combatants can be brought to the negotiating table.
Our Program Editors and Research Analysts debate the merits of the Trudeau government’s new approach to the anti-ISIS mission.
On February 11, 2011 the Arab world experienced a seismic political event, the resignation of Hosni Mubarak. This event could be compared to the fall of Prince Metternich on March 13, 1848. Both were largely symbolic events of a larger revolutionary wave sweeping across their respective regions. As the international experts and leaders market the Read More…
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…