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Syria

What use is the UN if it can’t help S...

Jan 03, 2017

The United Nations was supposed to be an institution of global order, a new Magna Carta for the world. “We, the peoples of the United

Impressive: government achieves its Syrian ...

Feb 15, 2016

Last fall, the new Canadian government announced a goal to bring 25,000 Syrian refugees to Canada before the end of 2015. As the magnitude of

The security risks from Canada’s fast...

Feb 15, 2016

On 3 February 2016, the US Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs held a hearing on “Canada’s Fast-Track Refugee Plan: Unanswered Questions and Implications for U.S. National

Watch for Syrian passports issued by Islami...

Dec 15, 2015

In early December, the investigative wing of the US Department of Homeland Security is reported to have issued an advisory to law enforcement agencies across

France is at war

Nov 18, 2015

The speech by President François Hollande of France on November 16 is one that ranks with President George W. Bush’s post-9/11 address to a joint

Antalya, Turkey: Why on earth are world lea...

Nov 11, 2015

The G-20 summit meeting of world leaders is being held this weekend in Turkey, whose turn it is to host. Turkey’s capital is Ankara and

Syria Chemical Weapons

Syria’s chemical weapons are being de...

Jul 08, 2014

This week the Pentagon reports that Syria’s chemical weapons are being destroyed by the U.S. While there has been some speculation that Syria hasn’t been

ISIS declares Islamic State

ISIS declares a new Islamic State

Jul 01, 2014

On Sunday, the Islamic State in Iraq and Iraq (ISIS, sometimes called ISIL) declared a new caliphate simply called the Islamic State. This area includes the

Syrian airstrikes on Iraq and ISIS

Iraq declares Syrian airstrikes a win for e...

Jun 29, 2014

After another wave of airstrikes by Syria on the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS), Iraq’s prime minister Nouri al-Maliki considered the action good for

Syria strikes back at ISIS

Syria strikes back at ISIS

Jun 27, 2014

Syria has launched a series of airstrikes on the Syrian city of Raqqa, currently being held by the Islamic State of Iraq and Al-Sham (ISIS). This