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17 June 2014: In this series of video interviews, Thierry Vircoulon, Crisis Group's Project Director for Central Africa, discusses the conflict in the Central African Republic.

For more information, see our report The Central African Crisis: From Predation to Stabilisation.



 Ali Vaez on Iran Iran's Nuclear Crisis

27 May 2014: Senior Analyst Ali Vaez explains the recent progress in nuclear negotiations between Iran and the P5+1.

For more information, see our report Iran and the P5+1: Solving the Nuclear Rubik's Cube.

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 Afghanistan Afghanistan: A Thousand Little Wars  

12 May 2014: In this series of video interviews, Graeme Smith, Crisis Group's Afghanistan Senior Analyst, looks at the security situation in Afghanistan as the last foreign troops prepare to leave.

For more information, see our report Afghanistan’s Insurgency after the Transition.

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 On the Frontlines Crisis Group: On the Frontlines  

8 May 2014: Crisis Group field analysts cover 50 conflict and potential conflict situations worldwide, publishing up to 90 reports, with nearly 1,000 policy recommendations, and attending more than 5,000 advocacy meetings with decision-makers. In this video, we follow 6 analysts around the world as they investigate conflicts and offer creative solutions.

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 Turkey Syria Turkey's Syrian Quagmire  

30 April 2014: Turkey hosts hundreds of thousands of Syrian refugees, who fled brutal fighting at home. Turkey Analyst Didem Akyel Collinsworth and Senior Syria Analyst Noah Bonsey travelled to the Turkey/Syria border region to investigate the hardships that refugees face and the Turkish government response. 

For more information, see our report The Rising Costs of Turkey's Syrian Quagmire.

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 Sudan and South Sudan South Sudan and Sudan 

29 April 2014: In this series of video interviews, Casie Copeland, Crisis Group's South Sudan Consulting Analyst and Jérôme Tubiana, Crisis Group's Sudan Senior Analyst discuss the escalating conflict in Sudan and South Sudan.

Casie and Jérôme break down the different parties to the conflict in South Sudan, highlight the growing humanitarian crisis, stress the increasingly regional nature of the conflict, and discuss the relationship of China, the biggest consumer of South Sudanese oil, with both Sudan and South Sudan.

For more information, see our report South Sudan: A Civil War by Any Other Name.

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 Hugh Pope Divided Cyprus: Coming to Terms on an Imperfect Reality

25 October 2013: Learn more about International Crisis Group's report "Divided Cyprus: Coming to Terms On an Imperfect Reality" from Hugh Pope, Deputy Program Director, Europe & Central Asia. To avoid another failed effort at federal reunification in the new round of Cyprus negotiations, all sides should break old taboos and discuss all possible options, including independence for Turkish Cypriots within the European Union.

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 Global Briefing Pursuing Peace: Crisis Group's Global Briefing

17 December 2013: This year our annual Global Briefing event took place in Brussels. The briefing brings serious thought to foreign policy's hardest questions. You can now watch a summary video of this event to gain insight into the topics discussed: Louise Arbour and Kofi Annan on the responsibility to protect, Comfort Ero on the militarisation of peacekeeping, Thomas Pickering on UN Security Council reform, and George Soros on the breakdown of the rule of law.

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 Global Briefing Doctrines Derailed?: Internationalism's Uncertain Future

25 October 2013: Global Briefing 2013 opening speech from the International Crisis Group's President & CEO Louise Arbour. In her opening remarks, Arbour looks at the pursuit of international criminal justice; the Responsibility to Protect (R2P) doctrine; peacekeeping missions; and the international promotion of the Rule of Law.

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 Colombia Colombia's Peace Talks

19 September 2013: Peace talks are currently underway in Havana between the Colombian government and representatives of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC). In this Google+ hangout, Communications Director Scott Malcomson spoke to Javier Ciurlizza, Latin America Program Director, and Christian Voelkel, Colombia Analyst, about the challenges of transitional justice facing Colombia after decades of conflict.

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  Zimbabwe: Election Scenarios

17 May 2013: Piers Pigou, Southern Africa Project Director, and Trevor Maisiri, Southern Africa Senior Analyst, talk about tensions surrounding Zimbabwe's 2013 elections. We recently published a report looking at possible paths towards elections, expected to be held between July and November this year.

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turkey-hangout  Blurring the Borders: Syrian Spillover Risks for Turkey 

4 May 2013: We held a Google+ Hangout with Hugh Pope, Project Director, Turkey/Cyprus and Didem Akyel Collinsworth, Analyst, Turkey to discuss their report "Blurring the Borders: Syrian Spillover Risks for Turkey".

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Peña Nieto's Challenge: Criminal Cartels and Rule of Law in Mexico

15 March 2013: Javier Ciurlizza, Crisis Group's Latin America Program Director, looks at the challenges and opportunities Mexico faces as it combats drug violence.

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Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka’s Authoritarian Turn: The Need for International Action

12 March 2013: Mark Schneider, Crisis Group's Senior Vice President, looks at Sri Lanka's trend of growing authoritarianism and what the international community can do in response.

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International Crisis Group at Work: Iran

7 March 2013: Ali Vaez, Senior Iran Analyst for the International Crisis Group, discusses the latest round of talks between Iran and the P5+1 on sanctions and Iran's nuclear enrichment program.

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International Crisis Group at Work: Mali

20 February 2013: Africa Program Director Comfort Ero recounts Crisis Group's response to Mali's 2012 coup.

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  Burundi Stifling Dissent

25 January 2013: Our Communications Officer, Samer Abu Rass, visited Bujumbura, where he discussed the government's creeping authoritarianism with journalists, civil society actors and lawyers. 

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  International Crisis Group at Work: South Caucasus

14 January 2013: Lawrence Sheets, South Caucasus Project Director, talks about International Crisis Group's work in the South Caucasus, promoting communication across the lines of the region's most intractable conflicts.

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  International Crisis Group at Work: Sri Lanka

21 November 2012: Alan Keenan, Sri Lanka Project Director, discusses Crisis Group's push for a full accounting of war crimes committed during the country's civil war -- prerequisite for a genuine, lasting peace on the island.

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  International Crisis Group at Work: Myanmar

16 November 2012: Jim Della-Giacoma, South East Asia Project Director, talks about International Crisis Group's work and impact in Myanmar.

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  Operation Pillar of Defense: Costs & Consequences

16 November 2012: Robert Blecher, Israel/Palestine Project Director for the International Crisis Group, analyses the local and regional consequences of the ongoing fighting in Gaza.

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 Guinea Bissau Video Guinea-Bissau: Transition After the Coup

22 August 2012: On 12 April 2012 a military uprising ousted former prime minister Carlos Gomes Júnior just as he was about to compete in a run-off presidential election that he was poised to win. 

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  Libya's Elections

William Lawrence, Crisis Group's North Africa Project Director, discusses the 7 July elections in Libya and why their success will be crucial to the country's democratic transition. 

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  Iran & the Nuclear Talks 

Ali Vaez, Crisis Group's Senior Iran Analyst, discusses the latest round of nuclear talks between Iran and the P5+1 and advises how best to avoid a military confrontation.

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  Afghanistan After the NATO Summit

Mark Schneider, Senior Vice President for the International Crisis Group, comments on the NATO Summit, held in Chicago in May 2012, and assesses the readiness of the Afghan National Army for independent operations. 

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News Hour: Strong Canadian presence in influential Crisis Group

A segment from Global BC's News Hour profiles Crisis Group and the important role played by many Canadians, including our President, Louise Arbour, in advancing conflict prevention.

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Georgia's Internally Displaced

The 2008 war between Russia and Georgia drove thousands of ethnic Georgians from their homes in South Ossetia. Lawrence Sheets, South Caucasus Project Director for the International Crisis Group, and Medea Turashvili, Caucasus Analyst, analyze the challenges faced by Georgia's internally displaced and the prospects of a political reconciliation permitting their return.

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Haiti's Recovery

Javier Ciurlizza, Crisis Group's Latin America Program Director, comments on some of the factors affecting Haiti's recovery from the 2010 earthquake, including police reform and the proposal to reestablish a national army.

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North Korea Video Screenshot North Korea: Succession & the Nuclear Program

When Kim Jong-il died in December 2011, he left the leadership of North Korea to his son, Kim Jong-un. While some observers predicted that the transfer of power would destabilise the regime, the transition has apparently proceeded with no major upsets. Daniel Pinkston, Crisis Group's Deputy Project Director for North East Asia, parses the succession and what it means for regional security and the North's nuclear program.

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In Pursuit of Peace: U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, Keynote Address In Pursuit of Peace: U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton Keynote Address

On Friday 16 December 2011 we celebrated "In Pursuit of Peace" Award Dinner, where U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton honoured four women who have dedicated their lives to promoting peaceful, just and open societies in some of the world’s most conflict-affected regions. This video shows the keynote address from U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton. 

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Shukri Ismail In Pursuit of Peace: Shukri Ismail

On Friday 16 December 2011 we celebrated "In Pursuit of Peace" Award Dinner, where U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton honoured four women who have dedicated their lives to promoting peaceful, just and open societies in some of the world’s most conflict-affected regions. This video introduces 2011 Honouree Shukri Ismail, honoured for her contributions to democracy and development in Somaliland.

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Sima Samar In Pursuit of Peace: Sima Samar

On Friday 16 December 2011 we celebrated "In Pursuit of Peace" Award Dinner, where U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton honoured four women who have dedicated their lives to promoting peaceful, just and open societies in some of the world’s most conflict-affected regions. This video introduces 2011 Honouree Sima Samar, honoured for championing human rights and education in Afghanistan.

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Claudia Paz y Paz Bailey In Pursuit of Peace: Claudia Paz y Paz Bailey

On Friday 16 December 2011 we celebrated "In Pursuit of Peace" Award Dinner, where U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton honoured four women who have dedicated their lives to promoting peaceful, just and open societies in some of the world’s most conflict-affected regions. This video introduces 2011 Honouree Claudia Paz y Paz Bailey, honoured for her commitment to restoring justice in Guatemala.

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Sihem Bensedrine In Pursuit of Peace: Sihem Bensedrine

On Friday 16 December 2011 we celebrated "In Pursuit of Peace" Award Dinner, where U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton honoured four women who have dedicated their lives to promoting peaceful, just and open societies in some of the world’s most conflict-affected regions. This video introduces 2011 Honouree Sihem Bensedrine, honoured for her defense of freedom of expression in Tunisia.

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Afghanistan: After the Withdrawal

Several international conferences on Afghanistan are trying to chart the country's future after the planned 2014 U.S. withdrawal. Robert Templer, Crisis Group's Asia Program Director, warns of the deteriorating security and regional interference likely to accompany the U.S. drawdown of troops.

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Drug Trafficking and Violence in Guatemala Drug Trafficking and Violence in Guatemala 

Mark Schneider, Crisis Group’s Senior Vice President and Special Adviser on Latin America, discusses the growing threat of drug traffickers in Guatemala.

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Crisis Group Video About Crisis Group 

Through interviews with prominent international figures, this ten-minute video addresses the ways in which the International Crisis Group carries out it work, and the impact it has had over the years.

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Louise Arbour on Sri Lanka War Crimes in Sri Lanka

25 May 2010:
Louise Arbour, President and CEO of Crisis Group, on the report War Crimes in Sri Lanka and the Sri Lankan government's response to the report thus far.

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Crisis Group Video Pakistan's Displacement Crisis

The Pakistani army's recent campaigns against militants in the country's northwest has led to the displacement of millions. In this exclusive report, Crisis Group visits an IDP camp outside Islamabad to see the impact on the ground.

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Crisis Group Video Haiti: Saving the Environment, Preventing Instability and Conflict

Bernice Robertson, Crisis Group's Analyst for Haiti, talks about the need to reverse Haiti's decades-long trend of environmental destruction.

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Crisis Group Video Commentaire de Alain Délétroz sur CPI et Bashir

Entretien vidéo avec Alain Délétroz: le Soudan et le mandat d'arrêt de la Cour pénale internationale (CPI) contre le président Bashir.

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Crisis Group Video Nick Grono on the ICC and Bashir

Nick Grono, Deputy President, discusses the International Criminal Court's 4 March 2009 arrest warrant for Sudan President Omar al-Bashir.

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Crisis Group Video La crise au Congo

François Grignon, Directeur du programme Afrique de Crisis Group, analyse la crise actuelle en République démocratique du Congo.

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Crisis Group Video Obama and Africa

Crisis Group Deputy President Donald Steinberg explains what Barack Obama's election means for Africa.

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Crisis Group Video Pakistan: Reforming the Judiciary

Samina Ahmed, Crisis Group South Asia Project Director, speaks about the current situation in Pakistan, as outlined in Crisis Group's Asia Report N°160, Reforming the Judiciary in Pakistan, 16 October 2008.

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Crisis Group Video Cyprus: The Best Chance Yet

A special video presentation released with Crisis Group's Europe Report N°194, Reunifying Cyprus: The Best Chance Yet, 23 June 2008.

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