Department of Political Studies

Department of Political Studies
Department of Political Studies

Political Studies in the News: June 27th - July 3rd, 2021

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Monday, June 28th

Globe and Mail: U.S. Secretary of State asks Europe to take back Islamic State fighters trapped in Syria and Iraq

CTV National Network News: CTV National News: Starting Her Journey Home

Dr. Amarasingam talks about how Canada needs a proper process put in place regarding repatriation for the former Islamic State fighters who are detained in camps in Iraq and Syria.

The News Forum: Canadian Justice | Murder or Terrorism?

Dr. Leuprecht talks about the challenges for both the prosecutors and defence in the horrific killing of a London Muslim family.

Wednesday, June 30th

CBC News Network: Trudeau, Freeland criticize decision to keep embattled navy chief on the job

Dr. von Hlatky talks about the controversial decision by the country's top military commander to retain Vice-Admiral Craig Baines as commander of the navy.

Thursday, July 1st

Hill Times: Canada needs a genuinely federal police force to make good on its firearms mandate

Dr. Leuprecht co-wrote an Op-Ed about how Canada needs a genuinely federal police force to make good on its firearms mandate.

Friday, July 2nd

National Post: 'Temperature rising': First Nations leaders condemn rash of church fires across Canada

Dr. Amarasingam talks about the churches that were set on fire and how research shows that most individuals who commit arson are usually in a state of jealousy or seeking revenge.

Saturday, July 3rd

Roy Green Syndicated Radio Show: Dr Christian Leuprecht. What's behind Winnipeg lab & Trudeau suing parl speaker?

Dr. Leuprecht talks to the Roy Green Show about the origins of the COVID-19 vaccine and Trudeau suing a parliament speaker.

 

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