What is the role of mercenaries in 2020? Ethan Schwartz examines the utility of mercenaries in present-day conflicts.
Postal voting has become an increasingly polarized issue in the United-States as the presidential election approaches. In this special report, Chloe Ketels addresses voting by mail as a possible alternative to casting votes in person.
By: Roger Hilton Defence and Security Fellow As most of Canada fawns over the NHL playoffs and life in much of western Europe and at home returns to the “new” normal, it is necessary for policy planners to maintain their vigilance when it comes to the international security landscape. Thankfully, the arrival of GLOBSEC’s three-day […]
Author Mary Peplinski showcases a unique program in Morocco where female Quranic scholars are helping to counter radicalization. She explains why other countries should look at developing similar programs to increase the effectiveness of national CVE strategies.
What is climate security? In this article, Ethan Schwartz highlights the need for climate change to be considered in the same discussion as physical security.
Black Lives Matter protests have captured the news media’s attention lately. Governments have also been observing these mass movements using sophisticated surveillance technology usually reserved for military applications. Chloé Ketels unpacks some of the ethical implications of governments’ utilization of this technology for domestic security purposes.
Janakan Muthukumar discusses the standing of ISIS under international law by examining the ISIS’s locus of political authority.
“I was saying it the other day—’cause we’re doing a tremendous amount of work in space—I said, maybe we need a new force. We’ll call it the space force,” remarked U.S. President Donald Trump at a speech in early 2018. “And I was not really serious. And then I said, what a great idea. Maybe […]
Since the Easter Sunday bombings that rocked Colombo, Sri Lanka, on April 21, 2019, killing more than 250 people and injuring another 500, questions remain unanswered surrounding the role of the Sri Lankan military and intelligence services before and after the event. Even though the Sri Lankan authorities blamed a local group, National Thowheed Jamaath […]