How armed groups like ISIS view the world
Over the past year, ISIS has dominated headlines around the world for its savage, violent attacks. But what drives ISIS and other armed groups? And how do they view the “outside world”?
Jan 7, 2016
A loss for us all: the destruction of Iraq’s cultural heritage
The recent destruction of cultural heritage in Iraq by the Islamic State militant group (ISIS) shocked the world. Archaeologists at UBC and Simon Fraser University have also condemned the actions.
Mar 18, 2015
Q&A: Canada’s extension of mission against ISIS a “foregone conclusion”
Canada’s six-month commitment to the coalition fighting the Islamic State militant group (ISIS) in Iraq ends in April 2015. A UBC political scientist discusses next steps and the challenges that lie ahead.
Mar 12, 2015
Canada joins the fight against ISIS
A UBC international relations expert says Canada’s involvement is first and foremost a political signal.
Oct 21, 2014
Experts on Canada’s role in coalition against ISIS
UBC experts are on hand to discuss ISIS and Canada’s role in the U.S.-led coalition to tackle Islamic extremism.
Sep 23, 2014