Hot Topic: The Battle to Reclaim Mosul

With the long battle for Mosul underway, Carleton experts are available to discuss the assault, its importance and the risks associated with it.

Elliot Tepper
Distinguished Senior Fellow at the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs
and Senior Research Fellow at the Centre for Security and Defence Studies

Phone: 613-225-8076 or 613-852-4262
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Tepper has worked with national and international organizations on a broad range of topics and has been engaged with media throughout his career. He can offer commentary on general topics of international relations, such as nuclear issues, the UN and great power politics; and geopolitical issues such as terrorism.

Alex Wilner
Assistant Professor, Norman Paterson School of International Affairs (NPSIA)

Phone: 613-520-2600, ext. 6199

Wilner teaches classes on intelligence, international affairs and strategic foresight. His research focuses on the application of deterrence theory to contemporary security issues, like terrorism, violent radicalization, organized crime, cyber threats and proliferation. His books include Deterring Rational Fanatics and Deterring Terrorism: Theory. Prior to joining NPSIA, Wilner held a variety of positions at Policy Horizons Canada, the Munk School of Global Affairs at the University of Toronto, the National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism (START) at the University of Maryland and the ETH Zurich in Switzerland.

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Steven Reid
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613-520-2600, ext. 8718

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