‘Sunny Ways’ in Dark Days: A Reality Check on Trudeau’s Responsibility to Protect in Iraq and Syria

Prime Minister Trudeau’s ‘sunny ways’ will prove to be ineffective against an enemy that explicitly demonstrates a complete disregard for human life. Jayson Derow discusses why Canada has a ‘Responsibility to Protect’ the religious minorities of Iraq and Syria by taking the battle to ISIS through strategic and targeted airstrikes.

Democracy at the Point of Bayonets: Can Regime Change Stabilize Syria?

Western military forces have demonstrated that they are effective in implementing regime change. But such regimes failed to foster stability or eradicate jihadist extremism, and thus, war persists and blood is still spilt. Jayson Derow discusses why the overthrowing of the Assad government will not ease tensions within the Syrian civil war or the battle against ISIS.