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Peacekeeping Promises Little Peace: The Realities of 21st Century Conflicts

Canada was once viewed as a leader of UN peacekeeping missions. However, this role has shifted with the changing nature of global conflicts. Jayson Derow discusses why it would be more effective for the Liberal government to devote military resources to the battle in Iraq and Syria, instead of fragmenting the Canadian Armed Forces to various ineffective missions in Africa to fight the same enemy.

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The Suffragette Effect: Bonnie “the Trailblazer” Butlin

Bonnie Butlin, winner of Professional Magazine’s – 2015 Women in Security Award, challenges a male-dominated field, akin to Suffragettes before her.

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WARNING: This Post Should Make You Uncomfortable

UN Peacekeepers have once again been accused of sexual assault while deployed. Unfortunately, as women, we know our value in a male-dominated world, even at our most vulnerable.