Hasan Siddiqui highlights the newfound success of Syrian rebel groups in the North, what it comes with, and what it means for the current regime and potentially Syria’s future.
Breaking Point: Hyperextending Hizbullah
Hasan Siddiqui’s outlook on the current situation in the Levant and Hezbollah’s capacity therein.
Syria’s Commitment to Peace: Exploiting Loopholes?
President Bashar al-Assad is expected to win the upcoming presidential elections – at the cost of prolonging the civil war.
US, Iran, and Russia (should) Have the Same Goal in Syria
Dylan Crimmins on whether a transitional government is a viable option for Syria at this stage
John McCain: Cold Warrior
Daniel Hart on John McCain’s open letter addressed to the Russian public
Mapping the Syrian Conflict: On the Ground and Online
On Thursday, September 26, the NATO Council of Canada hosted Alex Corbeil, the NATO Council’s Senior Middle East Advisor, to discuss the origins and present state of the conflict in Syria.
Blame the UN Security Council
Daniel Hart on the criticism directed at the UN Security Council
Russia’s International Image: A Lost Opportunity?
With the recent G20 and upcoming Sochi Olympic Games, Russia has the opportunity to redeem it’s international image. Samantha Hossack’s take on the possibilities therein.
Misha Boutilier on Putin’s Skillful Diplomacy
How Obama lost the battle of rhetoric: He got ‘out-framed’
Dylan Crimmins discusses the ongoing issue framing battle Obama is facing against Putin and al-Assad