Spikes in prices of grain and fuel, with uncertain political reverberations, are the Ukraine war’s primary effect to date on Middle Eastern and North African countries. But diplomatic and military developments are important, too, as Crisis Group experts explain in this look around the region.
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Israel's alliance with Morocco could mean that in the long-term Rabat becomes militarily superior to Algiers and dominant in the region.
The question is whether [the insurgency in northern Mozambique] can be nipped in the bud at this juncture without spreading further.
[Somalia’s election impasse] comes down to unresolved internal political tensions, but also a lack of preparation and political will.
We are a step away from a large-scale war (between Armenia and Azerbaijan).
The history in Colombia is when you start a wave of violence it accelerates and it’s very hard to stop.