THE DEFINITION

“The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) is… 
“The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) is…   


November 7, 2014  

Kamran Bokhari … the first transnational jihadist organization to seize control of territory that transcends national... 

Rights Fights, Flavours and Futures
Rights Fights, Flavours and Futures  


November 7, 2014  

GB looks ahead to the debates, bottlenecks and pitfalls, and looks at defenders and discontents, in the next decade’s struggles... 

Can the Middle East Be Fixed?
Can the Middle East Be Fixed?  


November 7, 2014  

Yes. Amid the chaos and bloodshed, there may be a historic opportunity History tells us that regional cataclysms can galvanize... 

Is the Arab Spring Over?
Is the Arab Spring Over?  


November 11, 2013  

It’s a tale of three transitions – none yet to democracy – and it’s hardly begun The ouster of Egypt’s first democratically... 

Great Powers Shall Not in the Arctic Clash
Great Powers Shall Not in the Arctic Clash  


November 11, 2013  

The contours of new-century international law and geopolitical logic are being shaped first and foremost in the Arctic The... 

Navigating Threats in the Strategic Dark
Navigating Threats in the Strategic Dark  


November 11, 2013  

GB discusses the genesis, content and futures of the threats that all governments and governors must master with one of the... 

Catastrophes and Refinement of the Thrust
Catastrophes and Refinement of the Thrust  


June 20, 2013  

GB exchanges on the wisdom of Libya, the doability of Syria, and other candidate-theatres with Canada’s leading soldier-statesmen GB:... 

Persian Gulf Futures
Persian Gulf Futures  


March 5, 2013  

Shaky monarchies, strategic pressures, and threats to energy and shipping The failure to date by oil- and gas-rich Persian... 

Israel Reacts to the Arab Spring
Israel Reacts to the Arab Spring  


June 7, 2012  

Proposition: The Arab Spring is, on balance, a major strategic problem for Israel Saeed Rahnema (against): Whether or not... 

Is the Arab Spring About ‘Western’ Rights?
Is the Arab Spring About ‘Western’ Rights?  


February 6, 2012  

The future of rights in Western Asia, as in other theatres, will require an abiding rights ‘culture’ that is not so much... 

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