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Interview / Africa

Q&A: Boko Haram in Cameroon

In May 2014, Cameroon declared war on Boko Haram at the Paris Summit. Since then, Boko Haram has intensified its activities in the Far North Region of the country, making Cameroon the second most targeted country, in terms of attacks, by the sect. Hans De Marie Heungoup, Cameroon analyst at the International Crisis Group, provides insights on the rise of Boko Haram in Cameroon, the stakes for the country and efforts made by the Government to overcome the jihadist organisation.

Originally published in Sustainable Security

Explaining Israel’s Wave of Violence

A wave of violence has gripped Israel, stirring questions of a Third Intifada. In this interview with Moment Magazine, Crisis Group's Senior Analyst for Israel/Palestine Ofer Zalzberg explains how the violence began and what can be done to quell it.

Originally published in Moment Magazine

Interview / Global


In this interview with Japan’s Asahi Shimbun, Crisis Group President & CEO Jean-Marie Guéhenno takes a look at important political developments in 2015 – particularly the evolution of terrorist movements – and prospects for the year 2016. The interview first appeared on 11 December 2015 in the newspaper's print edition.

Originally published in Asahi Shimbun

Interview / Africa

Le Burkina doit trouver sa voie entre besoin de justice et réconciliation

Le Burkina Faso, où des soldats du Régiment de Sécurité Présidentielle (RSP) refusent toujours de désarmer malgré l'échec de leur coup d'Etat, doit, pour sortir durablement de la crise, "trouver sa voie médiane" entre besoins de "justice" et de "réconciliation", estime Cynthia Ohayon, experte de l'ONG International Crisis Group, basée à Dakar.

Originally published in AFP

The Problem with Coalition Airstrikes in Syria

Jean-Marie Guéhenno, President & CEO, comments on the possible risks of airstrikes against the Islamic State (IS) in Syria, explaining why putting an end to the civil war could help contain the terrorist threat and help solve the refugee crisis. This is an edited translation of an interview given to the French magazine L'Express.

Originally published in L’Express

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Quick Thoughts: April Longley Alley on the Yemen Conflict

This interview with Crisis Group's Senior Analyst for the Arabian Peninsula April Longley Alley first appeared in Jadaliyya.

Originally published in Jadaliyya

Quick Thoughts: Ali Vaez on The Iranian Nuclear Agreement

This interview with Crisis Group's Senior Iran Analyst Ali Vaez first appeared in Jadaliyya.

Originally published in Jadaliyya

Quick Thoughts: Nathan Thrall on the Gaza Strip One Year After Israel’s Operation Protective Edge

This interview with Crisis Group's Senior Analyst for Israel/Palestine Nathan Thrall first appeared in Jadaliyya.

Originally published in Jadaliyya

Interview / Global

'Noodzaak van betrokkenheid is duidelijk'

We publiceren hier het interview tussen Jean-Marie Guéhenno, President & CEO van International Crisis Group, en journalist Addie Schulte, dat op 27 juni 2015 is verschenen in Het Parool.

Originally published in Het Parool