Jemma Finnegan discusses Canada’s ambitions for a UN Security Council seat.
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.
Does Canadian Foreign Aid Really Help? Sravani Mamillapalli discusses how developmental aid could be worsening, rather than improving, conditions in developing countries.
After the United Kingdom chose to leave the European Union, reports of hate crimes against those who are not of English decent have risen as a result.
Is Canada contributing to a lost cause? Jemma Finnegan discusses the value of peacekeeping in the 21st-century.
Why hasn’t Canada ratified the Paris Agreement? Charlotte Le Vay explores why Canadian federal and provincial actors haven’t found consensus on climate change policy to the meet Paris Agreement GHG emission reduction targets.
In a shocking development, the UN recently revealed that for the better part of six years it covered up the significant role its peacekeepers in starting and perpetuating the cholera epidemic in Haiti.
Despite promising to destroy its stockpile of chemical weapons, Syria has once again been accused of using the banned arms against its civilians. The Islamic State has also been accused and these accusations were levelled in a new UN report released earlier this month.
South Korea refuses to take chances against North Korea as it begins to invest in the procurement of Hyunmoo ballistic missiles.
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.