Trevor Schenk discusses Canada’s expanding role within NATO, and how through its contributions it is out performing most of its allies despite its modest defence budget.
Kevin Hempstead discusses the changing dynamics of al-Qaeda with the rise of the Islamic State.
Victoria examines the possible expatriate exodus from the Gulf region in the Middle East due to increasing security threats and economic instability.
Trevor Schenk discusses the implications of Turkey’s policy towards Syria and if it can be trusted as a reliable ally in the fight against the Islamic State.
Adena Eliasoph explores the new Canada-Saudi arms deal, and the potential issues associated with conducting business with a nation that maintains a disregard for human rights.
Part Two of a series examining women’s role in countering violent extremism (CVE). This article discusses the need to focus on individuality in CVE programs particularly in regards to women, as well as integrating the interests of women’s groups in CVE efforts.
Hasan Siddiqui’s outlook on the current situation in the Levant and Hezbollah’s capacity therein.