Khalid Shoukri


About Khalid Shoukri

Currently an M.A candidate at Carleton University, Ottawa, with a focus on International Relations and Foreign Affairs.

The Problem With Kurdish Independence 2

Following the Kurdish independence referendum held in Iraq on the 25th of September, many in the region awoke to a new geopolitical reality following the vote, with the increasing likelihood of an¬†independent Kurdish state. The referendum resulted in a landslide victory of over 90% for those in favour of the […]


Rwanda’s Path To Healing, A Blueprint For Post-Conflict Stability, Or Flawed Approach?

Twenty-three years ago, one of the world’s most violent and vicious conflicts erupted in the small African state of Rwanda, and within a mere hundred days the situation escalated into a full on genocide. This conflict forever left its mark on not only Rwanda, but neighbouring states as well. Over […]


The Implications Of The Turkish Military Deployment In Qatar 2

The Gulf Cooperation Council today faces a period of internal tension and political division unprecedented since its conception in 1981. Following several disagreements between Qatar and its neighbouring states of Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, and the U.A.E, over post-Arab Spring regional policies relations among these former allies have culminated in a […]