The first ISIL recruit I interviewed, in 2014 in Delft, the Netherlands, was a 22-year-old woman who had become an ISIL bride after being...Read More What is gained by stripping ISIL returnees of citizenship?
Annual events provide a useful opportunity to question the routines we grow accustomed to throughout the year. My suggestion for International Women’s Day (IWD)...Read More The devaluing of women foreign policy leaders
The next federal election is just eight months away. Immigration, and particularly asylum seekers and irregular border crossers coming from the US, is sure...Read More A lot is riding on how we manage asylum seekers
British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt recently reiterated that a post-Brexit United Kingdom will look to leverage its global networks including, significantly, the Commonwealth. As...Read More The untapped potential of Commonwealth markets
Sharon McIvor has been engaged in an epic 33-year battle against the federal government to prove that she, her children and her grandchildren are...Read More Will Ottawa heed UN on rights of First Nations women?
Like a growing number of countries, Canada is contending with some vexing challenges to its democracy posed by ambitious and more internationally active authoritarian...Read More Safeguarding democracies against authoritarian sharp power
On the eve of this year’s COP climate meetings in Poland, UN Secretary General António Guterres declared that climate change is “a race we...Read More Climate change talks need to address fossil fuel supplies