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.
Can al-Qaeda Shed Its Radical Image?
Kevin Hempstead discusses the changing dynamics of al-Qaeda with the rise of the Islamic State.
Will They Stay or Will They Go? The Coming Expatriate Exodus
Victoria examines the possible expatriate exodus from the Gulf region in the Middle East due to increasing security threats and economic instability.
The Barbarians Are at the Gates: NATO, Turkey and the Syrian Quagmire
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.
Business as Usual: A Spotlight on Saudi Arabia’s Troubling Human Rights Record
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.
Women Are Game Changers in Countering Violent Extremism: Part Two
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.
Breaking Point: Hyperextending Hizbullah
Hasan Siddiqui’s outlook on the current situation in the Levant and Hezbollah’s capacity therein.