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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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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…

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What Was The International News Story of 2015?

In a year packed with events, trends, and personalities that shaped the world, our program editors weigh in with which one was most impactful.

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How One Event Will Shape a Prime Minister’s Foreign Policy Agenda

Matthew Rae tackles how recent events can define Trudeau’s policy agenda and how this could make or break his term.

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#Welcomeallrefugees: How Canada’s Refugee Policy Strengthens our Security and Society

Megan argues that the influx of Syrian refugees to Canada are a source of strength, not security concerns

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Airlifts, Jurisprudence and Military Bases: Canada’s Responsibility To Refugees

Jonas looks at the Syrian Refugee Crisis and its implications for Canadian security