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Video / Africa

The Islamic State Franchises in Africa: Lake Chad

Crisis Group's Consulting Senior Analyst for West Africa, Vincent Foucher, speaks about the Islamic State's influence in the Lake Chad Basin.

Video / United States

Crisis Group Turns Focus to Risk of Electoral Violence in the U.S. (Video)

Crisis Group's Senior Director for Policy Stephen Pomper reflects on the risk of electoral violence in the U.S.

Being a community leader in Colombia comes at a high price


Colombia’s grassroots leaders face a rising tide of attacks as they campaign for conflict-stricken communities’ rights. These assaults weaken the peace accord, undermine its base of popular support and expose the state’s grave difficulties in protecting communities from forces with vested interests and violent designs. Protecting these leaders, deterring their enemies and ensuring their communities’ safety should be put at the heart of security policy.


Watch List 2020 Autumn Update (Video)

Watch our video summarising the 2020 EU Watch List Autumn Update’s main recommendations on how the EU can act for peace.