The UN General Assembly will convene soon to discuss Russia’s planned annexation of four Ukrainian regions. With many non-Western states wary of taking sides, Ukraine’s friends would be wise to seek affirmation of sovereignty and territorial integrity principles rather than condemnation of the Kremlin.
Following a spate of murders, the Salvadoran government ordered mass roundups of suspected criminal gang members, throwing more than 53,000 in jail. The clampdown is popular but unsustainable. Authorities should develop a path out of gang life that members can choose.
In this video, Crisis Group analysts Simon Schlegel and Azadeh Moaveni sit down in Warsaw to discuss the mass movement of Ukrainians following the start of the Ukraine-Russia war, and how the situation could become more precarious in winter.
Armed groups [in the Central African Republic] have been disbanded, but [they] still extort and harass the local population.
People in the region ... have seen how poorly the Russian army has performed ... Gulf countries that buy Russian materiel may think twice now.
A lot of [the] time now, the U.N.’s role has been reduced to geopolitical ambulance-chasing.
Russia and Iran are showing that they are not afraid to work together when it's in their interest.
Installing a monarchy that wasn’t very popular and that was overthrown in 1958 was the ignition for the many problems that the modern Iraqi state has faced.
So far China has provided political and moral support to Moscow [for the war in Ukraine] but has refrained from providing military assistance.
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