The world may never agree on chemical weapons attacks. Buzz Lanthier-Rogers explains why that cannot, and does not, stop us from acting.
With last weekend’s Allied airstrikes on Syria, a very limited response was made to Assad’s chemical attack on Douma. Was it too little, too late? Is there no “red line” to prevent future WMD usage?
Despite promising to destroy its stockpile of chemical weapons, Syria has once again been accused of using the banned arms against its civilians. The Islamic State has also been accused and these accusations were levelled in a new UN report released earlier this month.
According to unconfirmed reports, North Korean soldiers have been aiding the Syrian government against opposition forces. Jeremy Paquin explains how military co-operation between the two unlikely allies has been going on for the past several decades, culminating in today’s Syrian conflict.
Aishwarya Sahai and Corinne Stancescu examine the global threats that affect Canada as an introduction to Canada’s Defence Perspectives 2020-2050: Recapitalization and the Canadian Forces.
President Bashar al-Assad is expected to win the upcoming presidential elections – at the cost of prolonging the civil war.
Daniel Hart on John McCain’s open letter addressed to the Russian public