In the first installment of a two part article, Dakota Bewley investigates the influence of the Deash in Africa and the factors that contribute to its roots in the continent.
The Boiling Frog Myth: Sahel’s Worrying Trajectory?
Natalia Valencia examines the conditions continuing to make the growing presence of Al Qaeda in the Magreh (AQIM) in Africa’s Sahel region a worrying concern.
Is Proportional Representation Good for Extremists?
Critics of proportional representation say it gives a platform to extremism. Is that true?
The Trans-Nationalization of Far-Right Extremism, Part 2: Potential Solutions
In the second part of a two-part series on the trans-nationalization of far-right extremism, Aidan Simardone discusses how the international community could address the threat of far-right extremism.
When Terrorism Begets Terrorism: Could Terrorists Benefit from Increasing Tensions between Afghanistan and Pakistan?
How has the recent spate of terror attacks in Afghanistan and Pakistan increased tensions between the two countries to the benefit of terrorists? Farah Bogani explores
With the Islamic State reeling and neo-fascism growing, more terror attacks are likely in Europe and North America. If we wish to defeat terrorism, preparation should include understanding its strategic logic and the human motives behind it.
Islam’s Relationship with Liberal Society
Members of Parliament recently debated a motion known as M-103 in the House of Commons, and its controversy speaks to a grander challenge facing liberal societies today.
The Other Extremism: Far-Right Movements and Vigilantism in Canada
The recent tragedy in Quebec highlighted the severity of the threat posed by far-right movements and vigilantism in Canada. Nabil Bhatia analyzes the magnitude and organizational structure of far-right extremist groups in Canada, and suggests necessary steps that the Canadian government should take.
From Calgary to the Caliphate: Exploring the Unlikely Hotbed for ISIS Recruitment
With many of Canada’s foreign fighters emerging from Calgary, it must be explored how a cosmopolitan city has now become a ‘hotbed’ for ISIS recruitment. Nabil Bhatia attempts to answer this question by investigating cases of radicalization in the Canadian city.
In Review: My Son the Jihadi; How one family’s experience with extremism is not extreme.
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…