What is the future of Iraq after ISIS? Evon Sworesho discusses the different approaches Iraq can take and what the results of such approaches will be.
A Case for Investing in Canada’s Special Forces
Roderick Ramsden discusses how increasing the number of members within the Canadian Special Operations Regiment can contribute to several of the strategic objectives outlined in the Minister of National Defence’s mandate letter.
Spotlight: Kat Argo and Her Dispatches from the Front Lines of the Ukraine Conflict
Jenny Yang reviews Kat Argo’s documentary ‘Polite People’ (2014), a fascinating look at the Ukraine conflict featuring interviews with pro-Russian foreign fighters.
A tidal wave in the Desert
Ongoing conflict in Iraq has left behind a region with devestated infrastructure. One dam along the Tigris, river in particular is of utter importance. Leon Fleddermann examines the importance of the Mosul dam for the region and predicts the disaster that a breach would result in.
Turkey’s Policy Shift in Iraq and Syria Both Excites, and Baffles NATO
Umaima examines Turkey’s policy shift in Iraq and Syria, and why it’s confusing NATO. Is this a positive, or negative development in the fight against ISIS?
Tracing the Kurds
Hasan Siddiqui attempts to detail the various Kurdish groups across Turkey, Iraq, Syria and Iran; their interconnectivity, how they affect one another and the greater regional implication around them.