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.
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.
Is Syria Russia’s gateway to the Middle East? Sha Lalapet analyses Syrian-Russian relationship and the reasons behind why Russia is expanding in the Middle East.
Jihadism vs. Female Fighter? Marissa Young discusses the effect of independently organized militant women’s groups on ISIL.