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Banks, Bombs, and Blood Money: Targeting the Islamic State’s Financial Assets

Is money a legitimate target under international law? Genevieve Zingg examines terrorist financing, and the legal and humanitarian implications of targeting the Islamic State’s financial assets.

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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…

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The Right Will Not Be Left Behind

Vedran Kuljanin discusses the rise of far-right political parties in Europe and the real world effects their policies have brought.

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What Will It Take To End Syria’s Civil War?

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.

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Will Canada’s Revamped Role Prove Effective In Countering ISIS?

Our Program Editors and Research Analysts debate the merits of the Trudeau government’s new approach to the anti-ISIS mission.

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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…