Mary Peplinski discusses the fragile peace agreement between the United States and the Taliban, and examines how an early withdrawal of American troops could worsen violence and compromise advances in women’s rights in Afghanistan.
Tag: Islamic State
The Impending Threat of Islamic Radicalization: A look at Assimilation
Kagusthan Ariaratnam and Ammna Nasser discuss the problems regarding assimilation and their impact on Islamic radicalization of youth.
What are the Dangers of a Post ISIS Middle East?
As various sects and tribes experience tensions, find out what dangers could remain in the Middle East after the defeat ISIS.
Canadian Forces’ Future Involvement in Syria
As the US steps up its military presence in Syria, Nick Raffey discusses Canada’s future role in the Syrian theater.
Cheap and Effective: the Weaponization of Commercial Drones on the Battlefield
Nick Raffey discusses how increasingly affordable consumer drones are affecting the battlefield and how the anti-drone industry is growing because of it.
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.
What is the future of Nineveh Province after Iraq’s Mosul Offensive?
What is the future of Nineveh Province after Iraq’s Mosul Offensive? Evon Sworesho investigates four possible outcomes in the ethnically and religiously diverse Province when ISIS is defeated.
Analyzing the Islamic State’s Weapons Capability: What Weapons Does It Use and Where Does It Get Them?
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.
Retake Mosul…and Then What? Tensions, Property Disputes, and the Fight against the Islamic State
With Iraqi forces gaining ground in their fight against ISIS in Mosul, it remains unclear what the fate of the city will be after it is entirely retaken. Nabil Bhatia highlights some of the challenges that lay ahead and recommends a course of action for the Iraqi government.
The Real Housewives of ISIS: An Actual Online Threat
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…