Our Professors in the Media

03/26/2015 - 50 shades of war: Canadians dive into conflicts' grey zones

Philippe Lagassé, Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, comments on Canadians fighting with state-level allies. “The fact is, we are fairly permissive with people fighting for our allies. But once someone gets involved with what the government of Canada would define as terrorist activities, that’s where it gets politicized.”

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03/26/2015 - Anti-ISIS mission in Syria built on shaky legal ground, critics say

Thomas Juneau, Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, discusses the Canadian government's decision to expand its anti-ISIS mission in Syria without the express consent of the Syrian government. "Most of the time states make a decision, and after that they try to come up with a legal rationale because they have to. If that legal rationale actually works, good, if not, most of the time they will just move on."

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03/25/2015 - C-51: témoignages opposés

Cet article porte sur Wesley Wark, École supérieure d'affaires publiques et internationales, qui a participé aux audiences parlementaires sur le projet de loi antiterroriste.
This article pertains to Wesley Wark, Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, who participated in the parliamentary hearings on anti-terrorism bill this week.

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03/25/2015 - ISIS fight: Jason Kenney, Rob Nicholson make case to expand mission read comments

This article mentions Philippe Lagassé, Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, regarding his essay on Parliament vote on Military Deployments.

03/25/2015 - RCMP release P.E.I. chemistry student suspected of terrorism activities with an order to 'keep the peace'

Wesley Wark, Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, discusses ‘peace bonds’ in relation to the case of Seyed Amir Hossein Raisolsadat’s arrest and release, a man suspected of terrorism offence. "Peace bonds are meant to be a more flexible tool so that you don’t end up putting someone behind bars who shouldn’t be put behind bars...There will be cases where you have reasonable grounds to suspect a person might engage in terrorism but you don’t have all the evidence to bring to court to lead to a successful conviction."

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03/25/2015 - Power Play

(2:20-7:45) Wesley Wark, Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, debates over the anti-terror legislation - Bill C-51.

03/25/2015 - Le gouvernement veut prolonger la mission contre le groupe armé État islamique

Le gouvernement canadien a demandé hier au parlement de prolonger d'un an la mission contre le groupe armé État islamique. Thomas Juneau, École supérieure d'affaires publiques et internationales, en discute.

03/24/2015 - Le Yémen au bord de la « guerre civile »

Thomas Juneau, École supérieure d'affaires publiques et internationales, discute de la situation au Yémen suite aux deux attentats-suicides qui ont eu lieu dans la capitale. « La grande différence entre les deux organisations (Al-Qaïda et le groupe État islamique) est que l’AQPA a toujours fait attention à ne pas faire de victimes civiles musulmanes. Ils s’en prennent à des combattants rivaux, à des cibles militaires. »

03/24/2015 - ISIL needs to be fought in Syria: experts

Thomas Juneau, Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, discusses Canada's decision to take on ISIL in Syria. “It’s not an A versus B civil war. It’s a multiple sided civil war. And in a multiple sided civil war when you decide to take on one of the sides, that does not make you an ally with every other side.”

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03/23/2015 - Thomas Juneau: Yes, with conditions, to war in Iraq

In this Op-Ed, Thomas Juneau, Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, discusses the government's decision to expand its anti-ISIS mission in Syria.

03/23/2015 - PM to present motion on expanding Iraq mission into Syria

This article mentions Philippe Lagassé, Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, regarding his essay on Parliament vote on Military Deployments.

03/22/2015 - Searching for "moral clarity" in a Canadian mission in Syria: Tim Harper

Roland Paris, Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, comments on the extension and expansion of the Harper government’s anti-ISIS mission. "To dress this up as good versus evil is to ignore the inherent complexity and ambiguity of this mission."

03/22/2015 - Tories pick up the pace on anti-terror bill hearings

Wesley Wark, Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, is among thirty-six witnesses expected to testify at marathon House of Commons hearings this week regarding Bill C-51. He is expected to suggest parliamentarians weigh which parts of the omnibus bill genuinely advance Canadian counter-terrorism capabilities and which parts, on balance, fail to do so, either for operational reasons or because they do not sufficiently protect democratic rights and privacy.

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03/20/2015 - Details, details: Defence Minister Jason Kenney's blunt style betrays him

Philippe Lagassé, Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, discusses Defence Minister Jason Kenney in relation to the government's proposition to expand Canada’s war against the Islamic State. “I think what you’re seeing is not a mischaracterization, but a tendency to over-embellish.”

03/20/2015 - Slain special forces soldier's comrades recovering after friendly fire incident

This article mentions Philippe Lagassé, Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, regarding his essay on Parliament vote on Military Deployments.

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