The Israeli military asserted that “the Iranian Imam Hossein militia, originally stationed in Syria, was deployed to southern Lebanon in an attempt to support Hizbollah. The militia is involved in confrontations with the IDF and terrorist activities against Israel, putting the lives of the Lebanese people at risk”.
This week on Hold Your Fire!, Richard talks with Crisis Group experts Olga Oliker and Michael Hanna about the geopolitics of the Gaza war, what it might mean for Ukraine, risks of a wider conflagration and U.S. policy in the Middle East and Europe.
This week on War & Peace, Olga Oliker and Elissa Jobson talk to Jessica Trisko Darden, Associate Professor of Political Science at Virginia Commonwealth University, about how gender roles differ in insurgencies and armed forces, and how gender dynamics play out in Ukraine and elsewhere.
This week on Hold Your Fire! Richard is joined by Crisis Group experts Mairav Zonszein, Robert Blecher, Tahani Mustafa and Heiko Wimmen to talk about the bombardment of Gaza, the al-Ahli Arab Hospital explosion, U.S. President Joe Biden’s trip to Israel and risks of escalation in the West Bank, Lebanon and elsewhere.
This week on Hold Your Fire!, Richard speaks with Crisis Group experts Joost Hiltermann, Mairav Zonszein and Azmi Keshawi about Hamas’s massacre of Israelis, how it happened, Israel’s bombardment of Gaza and what looks set to be a devastating ground operation.
This week on The Horn, Alan is joined by Dr Suliman Baldo, Executive Director of the Sudan Transparency and Policy Tracker, to discuss the situation in Sudan six months into the war and where the country is headed.
This week on War & Peace, Olga Oliker talks with Crisis Group’s South Caucasus experts Olesya Vartanyan and Zaur Shiriyev about Azerbaijan’s military action in Karabakh, its humanitarian fallout and prospects for peace between Baku and Yerevan.
War & Peace is a podcast series from the International Crisis Group, in which Olga Oliker and Elissa Jobson interview experts about all things Europe and its neighbourhood, from Russia to Türkiye and beyond. Their guests shed new light on everything that helps or hinders prospects for peace. Episodes from past series of War & Peace can be found here: Season 1, Season 2 Season 3, and Season 4.
Dans ce premier épisode d’Afrique 360, Enrica Picco et Rinaldo Depagne, directeur adjoint du programme Afrique à Crisis Group, débattent de la vague de coups d'État qui secoue l’Afrique depuis 2020 et du risque de contagion à d’autres pays.
Plus que jamais, l'Afrique est au centre de toutes les attentions, que ce soit en raison des rivalités géopolitiques sur le continent, de la recrudescence des coups d'État militaires, ou des conséquences du changement climatique. Une fois par mois, dans Afrique 360°, Enrica Picco et ses invités analysent les événements qui font la une en Afrique, tout en avançant des solutions pour tenter de résoudre les crises.
This week on The Horn, Alan hosts a roundtable discussion with Dr Solomon Ayele Dersso, Paul-Simon Handy, and Crisis Group's Liesl Louw-Vaudran to discuss the state of African peace and security and the African Union’s response to conflicts and crises on the continent.
This week on The Horn, Alan is joined by Annette Weber, the EU special representative for the Horn of Africa, to discuss peace efforts in Sudan as well as broader developments in the region.
The Horn of Africa is in turmoil. From the war in Sudan to Ethiopia’s rocky path out of conflict, from Somalia’s fight to defeat Al-Shabaab to the troubles of East African democracies, the pace of change in the region is difficult to keep up with. The Horn, a podcast series from the International Crisis Group, helps make sense of it all. Host Alan Boswell and guests dive deep behind the headlines as they analyse events, debate diplomacy and discuss possible avenues to peace. Produced by Maeve Frances. Episodes from past series of The Horn can be found here: Season 1, Season 2, Season 3 and Season 4.
This week on The Horn, Alan Boswell speaks with Sanusha Naidu, Senior Research Fellow at Institute for Global Dialogue, about the upcoming BRICS Summit in South Africa, how the grouping has evolved recently and whether it is becoming a political counterpole to the Global North.
This week on War & Peace, Olga Oliker and Elissa Jobson talk with Dovilė Šakalienė, member of Lithuania’s parliament and its national security and defence committee, about this year’s NATO summit in Vilnius, security in the Baltics and how NATO can meet its future challenges.
This week on The Horn, Alan speaks with Maryam Elfaki, an active member of Sudan’s resistance committees, about life inside Khartoum's war zones and the future of grassroots activism in Sudan.
This week on War & Peace, Olga Oliker and Elissa Jobson speak with Charli Carpenter, director of the Human Security Lab at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, about the perception and the gendered effects of Ukraine’s male travel ban and ways for better protecting civilians in wartime.
This week on Hold Your Fire!, Richard is joined again by Crisis Group’s Sudan expert Shewit Woldemichael and Horn of Africa director Alan Boswell to talk about Sudan and whether anything can stop the slide into protracted civil war.
This week on The Horn, Alan Boswell is joined again by Jérôme Tubiana, writer and a former Crisis Group expert, to speak about the escalating violence in West Darfur in the wake of continued fighting between the Sudanese army and the Rapid Support Forces (RSF).
This week on War & Peace, Olga Oliker and Elissa Jobson speak with Hans Kundnani, Associate Fellow at the Chatham House Europe Programme, about the ideology behind Western support for the war in Ukraine and why it matters.
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