Aishwarya Sahai


About Aishwarya Sahai

Partnership Director at The Organization for World Peace, Aishwarya completed her BA at the University of Toronto in Political Science and History. She is currently a Research Analyst with the NATO Association of Canada and will be continuing her education with a Masters in International Conflict and Security in Brussels this Fall.

Srebrenica Remembered

Time is a curious thing in relation to conflict. The history of a nation often dictates it identity. History is their pride, their hope and their future. Bosnia-Herzegovina is a beautiful country – surrounded by lush mountains and emerald blue waters, it is pristine. However, as you drive along its […]


Fact And Fiction: The Nuclear Dilemma

  “Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb” was a film released in 1964. For those of you who haven’t seen it, I highly recommend you do. While it is a comedy, the film deals with a sinister and very real political issue at […]


UN investigates 2014 Israel-Gaza Conflict

Justice on the international stage is not always direct, swift, clear or fair. This case can most clearly be seen in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. We see a situation where both sides have committed so many atrocities – it’s difficult to see the line between justified and unjustified actions. On Monday […]


Our Only Home: War Or Peace?

Picture a small room full of twenty hungry and thirsty men and women. It’s not a very pretty picture. Now, imagine that same scenario but with millions of people, this is what I call, a disaster. Is this scenario a reality? It may very well be. The world today is […]


The Ukrainian Situation

What is happening in Ukraine? These days, it’s not as prevalent in the news as it once was. That is not to say however, that nothing is happening. The Ukraine conflict continues, perhaps it has simmered down, but it is far from over. On May 23rd, a top rebel commander […]


Fight against ISIS continues: US mission in Syria take down key leader

  On May 16th, a senior member of ISIS was killed in Eastern Syria. The senior member is Abu Sayyf – whose main role in the group was in dealing with oil. Oil and gas also happen to be ISIS’s main source of revenue. This was a major achievement for […]


The International Criminal Court: Effective or Not?

Is there any justice in this world? While this may be a cliché phrase, it’s still valid. When we read the news everyday we are bombarded by terrible atrocities: deaths, war crimes, bombings, terrorism, misuse of power etc. At the end of the day, we may ask ourselves, how can […]


The International Criminal Court: Effective Or Not?

  Is there any justice in this world? While this may be a cliché phrase, it’s still valid. When we read the news everyday we are bombarded by terrible atrocities: deaths, war crimes, bombings, terrorism, misuse of power etc. At the end of the day, we may ask ourselves, how […]


The Mediterranean Graveyard

On Sunday April 19th, 700 refugees drowned in the Mediterranean as a 20-meter vessel capsized. So far, in 2015 alone, there has been a confirmed 1,500 deaths at sea. In 2014, more than 3,000 refugees perished in the Mediterranean. The passage has become a graveyard – a humanitarian disaster. According […]


Chemical Attacks in Syria Continue

The evolution of warfare has become extremely controversial. Armies have changed their way of fighting from soldier-to-soldier combat to a dismissive attitude toward civilian lives. This type of indiscriminate warfare is no more visible than in the case of civil war, where the lines between civilians and military persons are […]