Acts of injustice and violence are robbing children of their childhood throughout Afghanistan. In 2017, there were 3,179 reported cases of children killed and maimed due to conflict-related violence. This rate is on the rise, with the war in Afghanistan killing a record number of civilians in 2018. A number of the children killed in the violence include Read More…
A look at the inspiring story of Afghanistan at this year’s Cricket World Cup, and the security implications of sport in international affairs.
In this article David Lazzam reflects on the Afghan peace talks. As the negotiations continue, optimism is belayed by concerns over the potential problems that might arise from the male-dominated negotiations.
In this article, Justin Dell argues that drugs pose a growing threat to national security in countries across the NATO alliance. As a transnational phenomenon and a product of global supply chains, it has to be dealt with multilaterally.
Central Asia is the topic of discussion on this Editor’s Forum. NAOC interns weigh in on what they perceive to be the critical issues in the geopolitics facing this region and what they might mean for NATO in the years ahead.
The war is headed down an uncertain path as President Trump renews US commitment to the conflict.
Did the dropping of the MOAB eliminate insecurity in Afghanistan? Nabil Bhatia highlights why the Trump Administration’s Afghanistan policy misses the mark and may exacerbate existing issues.
In part one of a two part series, making the case for a realist foreign policy. Mark Jarratt and Alexis Amini are discussing the theoretical underpinnings of realism and illustrate by using the 2003 Iraq Invasion.
Tune in to the two-part podcast interview by NAOC Research Analyst Sha Lalapet and Senior Delegate to Canada for ICRC Andrew Carswell
In response to a months-long string of terrorist attacks, the Pakistani government recently announced its new counter-terrorism strategy, Operation Radd-ul-Fasaad. Nabil Bhatia analyzes the operation, highlights its successes as well as possible areas of improvement.