Wilson Adore

About Wilson Adore

Wilson Adore is an undergraduate student studying Forensic Anthropology and Political Science at the University of Toronto Mississauga. He is currently a Freelance Writer for the OWP focusing on security politics, foreign policy and terrorism. He is also a writer representing Amnesty International Canada and a member of the Young Professionals in Foreign Policy Toronto Office.

The Call For Germany To Increase Its Defense Spending

The security concerns for Europe rests deeply in the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) and its established members. It is imperative, according to NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg, for NATO members to attempt to increase their defense spending. These commitments were discussed back in 2014, where the heads of states agreed […]

New Somali President: A Brighter Future?

On Wednesday February 8th, Mohamed Abdullahi “Farmajo” Mohamed was declared the new president of Somalia. His victory comes after the former President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud was defeated in the second round of the election. The voting process was very tight with high security. Somalia faced many challenges due to its […]

The Concerns Over The Executive Order To Advance With The Pipeline Project

On January 24th, 2017, five executive orders were signed by President Donald Trump in an attempt to speed up the controversial pipeline projects that have been debated in the finals years of former President Barack Obama and former Prime Minister of Canada Stephen Harper. Particularly, the Dakota Access and Keystone […]

International Aid Appeal For Afghanistan

As the humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan worsens, the United Nations (UN) has announced that international aid organizations need approximately $550 million dollars to help the victims. In addition, a total of 9.3 million Afghans will need assistance from aid relief efforts that are being conducted by the UN. There are […]

After Aleppo: Peace Talks An Advantage For Russia While Syrians Continue To Suffer

Russia has begun to withdraw its military forces from conflict areas in Syria, starting with the aircraft carrier groups. Since 2015, Russia was committed to carrying out airstrikes on Syrian opposition groups to aid President Assad and his government. Russian President Vladimir Putin stated that the airstrikes were preventative measures […]

Getting Justice: A Look Back On Russia’s Involvement In Syria

There has been increasing concerns over U.S. and Russia’s behavior toward Syria, which remains a significantly complex foreign policy issue. The tension only seems to be getting worse as the ceasefire took place in Syria between the rebel groups and the Assad regime, which has the support from Russia, Turkey, […]

Report: On The Road For A Canadian UN Security Council Seat

  It has been announced, recently, that Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau would attempt to seek a temporary United Nations Security Council seat in 2020 (Axworthy & Rock, 2016). This is a step for Canada to re-engage with institutions that place global affairs as a primary responsibility (Axworthy & Rock, […]

Withdrawal Threats From The ICC And Its Problems To Finding Solutions To International Crimes

Russia’s withdrawal from the International Criminal Court (ICC) left the ICC supporting nations in plea for unification within the courts. This stemmed from the aftermath of withdrawals of South Africa, Burundi, and Gambia from the ICC. The three African nations criticized the ICC for ignoring other crises around the world […]

The Necessity for the U.N. Joint Investigative Mechanism Extension

  On October 31st, 2016, the UN Security Council regulated the mandate extension allowing inspectors to continue gathering evidence on chemical weapon attacks orchestrated by the Syrian government. This particular mandate, the Joint Investigative Mechanism (JIM), was extended for two weeks with a possibility for diplomats to negotiate for a […]