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.
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…
Jeremy Paquin explores the consequences of Canada’s withdrawal of CF-18s from the fight against ISIL and examines how this has affected Canada’s standing among allies.
Our program editors look into their crystal balls to see what the future has in store.
This is the first in a number of articles and podcasts that will seek to contextualize the history and politics surrounding the current political and social refugee crisis in Iraq and Syria. The mass extermination and enslavement of Yazidies under the ISIS in Mosul and surrounding region, and the expulsions of Assyrians from the Read More…
Eric Morse and Stéfanie von Hlatky explain how ISIS has transformed our common understanding of borders, sovereignty and the international system in just a couple of years.
In a year packed with events, trends, and personalities that shaped the world, our program editors weigh in with which one was most impactful.
Matthew Rae tackles how recent events can define Trudeau’s policy agenda and how this could make or break his term.
Ben analyzes the influence of Russian media on the current conflict in Syria