Climate change crises are on the rise around the world, primarily in the Middle East and North Africa. In Syria, the loss of resources and the increasing number of IDPs are increasing the countries’ ever prevalent vulnerability, making it one of the most daunting humanitarian crises of our time.
On the Editor’s Forum, program editors at NAOC continue their case-by-case examination of different areas of the globe and identify their respective security contingencies. In this instalment, the Eastern Mediterranean is the region being reviewed.
Ryan Atkinson discusses Canada’s efforts to address looming humanitarian crises around the world.
As the US steps up its military presence in Syria, Nick Raffey discusses Canada’s future role in the Syrian theater.
The West’s ability to influence the Syrian civil war is very limited. In the interest of relieving suffering, the first thing we must do is dispel some myths about what is possible.
On Friday, December 9 2016, Global Affairs Canada and The British High Commission co-hosted a panel discussion at the Art Gallery of Ontario with senior members from the White Helmets. The White Helmets, also known as Syria Civil Defense, were invited to Canada to share their personal experiences from their heroic contributions in the Syrian Read More…
Listen to Sha Lalapet interview Neil Hauer about the geopolitics of the ongoing Syrian conflict and what we can expect in the coming months
What has become of Aleppo, one of the world’s oldest cities in Syria? Sha Lalapet traces its historical significance and explains its current state in light of the Syrian conflict.
How did the Syrian ceasefire change relations between US and Russia? Sha Lalapet analyses the week-long Syrian ceasefire and the international implications that unfolded as a result.
What does the current ceasefire in Syria mean? Who gains what? Sha Lalapet examines the effects of the deal on regional stability and international relations.