Commanders on the front lines are shaking their heads. The Mosul offensive would have been a nightmare under Trump, says one.
The once-peaceful home to both Muslims and Christians has been reduced to rubble — with every mound of dirt a potential ISIS booby trap
Canadian Special Forces are in the thick of the battle around Mosul. What comes next?
November 3rd, 2016 7 comments
It was all too clear in the last debate. Neither candidate has any idea what to do about the world’s most dangerous war.
October 12th, 2016 3 comments
A Vancouver writer’s quest to discover the fate of an Iraqi in Syria
Why a peace deal with the notorious warlord Gulbuddin Hekmatyar might not be all bad news for Afghanistan
‘Major Murad’, a retired Bangladeshi military officer involved in last summer’s deadly attacks in Dhaka, had received training at Kingston’s Army Staff College
September 8th, 2016 2 comments
Erdogan defeated his old rival, but in the process unleashed some radical forces. Here’s Adnan Khan on the war of the Islamists
July 28th, 2016 2 comments
Adnan R. Khan reports from the ground in the aftermath of a failed coup in Turkey. He hears from government supporters who stood up to the military’s rebellious faction.