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.
Ryan Atkinson discusses the prospects of a possible Canadian peace operation in the Sahel.
Jacqueline Hicks looks at the effect terrorism has had in Tunis, and how the government is dealing with the influx of returning insurgents.
The Afghan government controls less than 60% of the nation’s territory. Nabil Bhatia analyzes the regional security implications of Afghanistan’s diminishing security force and the resurgence of terrorist groups within the country.
My Son the Jihadi is a short documentary about Thomas Evans, a UK born man who travelled to Somalia to fight for Al Shabaab in 2011 at the age of 21. The film focuses heavily on the tremendous grief that the Evans family faced when they lost their son and brother to the Al Qaeda Read More…
The decision to endure the fight in Afghanistan was difficult for Canada to make, and this country did so at a relatively substantial cost. Jayson Derow discusses the triumphs of the Canadian Armed Forces in Afghanistan and why a sustained commitment of troops is needed in order to ensure the success of Canada’s three signature projects.
From Orlando to Dhaka, Islamic State has increased terrorist attacks globally. Evan Blackwell discusses how the the loses in Islamic State’s territorial holdings has marked a shift in the group’s operational strategy to maintain its image of strength.
Michael Kang looks at the financing methods of terrorist groups like Abu Sayyaf and their links to organized crime.
Is the Nuclear Security Summit a mere talking shop or a worthy initiative that’s making a difference? Our program editors weigh in.
Our team looks at the regional effects of the ongoing Syrian civil war.