Edward Tat interviews Ian Bradbury, founder of the 1st New Allied Expeditionary Force, on the deteriorating situation in post-Daesh Iraq and the subsequent need for peace-building and deradicalization efforts.
Ryan Atkinson makes the case for a Canadian Foreign Intelligence Agency.
With multiple global sources of weapons and ammunition and its industrial scale weapons manufacturing operations, one may ask what can be done to degrade ISIS’ weapons capability. Nabil Bhatia analyzes ISIS’ diversified weapons arsenal and proposes a course of action for the international community.
On January 3 2016, Revolting, a BBC 2 sketch-comedy show, released an online skit called, “The Real Housewives of ISIS.” The skit introduces four wives of ISIS fighters, fulfilling their duty as “average” housewives. One scene shows two women awkwardly wearing the same suicide vest. Another depicts a woman chained to her oven, excited Read More…
Listen to Sha Lalapet interview Neil Hauer about the geopolitics of the ongoing Syrian conflict and what we can expect in the coming months
Ever thought about a career in Intelligence Analysis? Sha Lalapet gives us a sneak peak in a podcast interview with Senior Intelligence Analyst Neil Hauer
As part of #16days campaign against gender-based violence, Sha Lalapet delves into the plight of Yazidi women under ISIS and the sexual violence that was used against them as a weapon of war.
In 2016, the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) reported 13.5 million Syrians in need of humanitarian assistance. Millions of innocent victims are fleeing what has become a region of immense political instability, destabilization, violence, war, and persecution. Immediate life-saving aid such as food, water, sanitation, and health care are desperately Read More…
Kelsie Chasse discusses the role of the Canadian Armed Forces in the Mosul Offensive, specifically Canada’s involvement in training and advising the Kurdish Peshmerga, as part of Operation Impact.
Demyan Plakhov examines how safe France is after the terrorist attacks.