The security of Mali is of great concern to the international community and in particular to France. Roderick Ramsden examines the situation in Mali and discusses whether Canadian participation would be best suited for the ongoing UN mission or in partnership with France, in their broader operations.
Military victories against ISIS in Iraq and Syria should not be interpreted as independent predictors of victory. Roderick discusses the liberation of Fallujah in the greater context of the war against ISIS.
In light of recent events in the House of Commons, Roderick Ramsden re-examines the ISIS genocide and the implications for Canadian foreign policy.
Iraqi Kurdish Independence on the Horizon. Roderick Ramsden discusses the plight for independence in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq and explores the potential consequences for the rest of Iraq.