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In The News

9 Mar 2019
The U.S. has a long history of seeking regime change and a much shorter list of successful endeavors. Politico

Robert Malley

President & CEO
26 Feb 2019
The role of women in Isis is one of the most significant questions of the post-Arab spring period. The Guardian

Azadeh Moaveni

Senior Analyst, Gender
24 Jun 2018
It is particularly damaging that the reasons the U.S. Government gave for leaving the Human Rights Council – for being hypocritical and biased, echo so closely criticisms that the previous Sri Lankan Government and many Lankan politicians in opposition and in the current Government have made about the Council’s engagement with and resolutions on Sri Lanka. The U.S. withdrawal will have lasting damage and will strengthen governments and politicians across the globe who prefer to be left to their own devices, even when this involves violating the fundamental rights of their own citizens. Sunday Observer

Alan Keenan

Project Director, Sri Lanka
8 May 2018
What happens when a major actor like the United States begins to recede from the world, begins to retreat? You create a space for other regional actors to step in. All Africa

Rashid Abdi

Project Director, Horn of Africa
6 Dec 2017
[How America projects its values] it’s a choice: giving people reason to hope if they are languishing in prison, or giving their jailers hope that they can act with impunity. The Economist

Stephen Pomper

Program Director, United States
13 Nov 2017
Female peacekeepers can serve as role models for local women, improve relations with the host community, and facilitate information-gathering. The Globe and Mail

Jean-Marie Guéhenno

Former President & CEO

Latest Updates

EU Watch List / Global

Watch List 2019 – First Update

Watch List Updates complement International Crisis Group’s annual Watch List, most recently published in January 2019. These early-warning publications identify major conflict situations in which prompt action, driven or supported by the European Union and its member states, would generate stronger prospects for peace. The Watch List Updates include situations identified in the annual Watch List and/or a new focus of concern.

EU Watch List / Global

Watch List 2019

Crisis Group’s early-warning Watch List identifies up to ten countries and regions at risk of conflict or escalation of violence. In these situations, early action, driven or supported by the EU and its member states, could generate stronger prospects for peace. It includes a global overview, regional summaries, and detailed analysis on select countries and conflicts.

The Watch List 2019 includes Burkina Faso, Central African Republic, Iran, Myanmar, Pakistan, South Sudan, Tunisia, Ukraine, Venezuela and Yemen.

Commentary / Global

10 Conflicts to Watch in 2019

As U.S. leadership of the international order fades, more countries are seeking to bolster their influence by meddling in foreign conflicts. In this new era of limit testing, Crisis Group’s President Robert Malley lists the Ten Conflicts to Watch in 2019.

Commentary / Global

CrisisWatch 2018 November Trends & December Alerts

The latest edition of Crisis Group's monthly conflict tracker highlights dangers of escalating conflict in DR Congo, Yemen and Bangladesh. CrisisWatch also notes a conflict resolution opportunity in Yemen.

 

EU Watch List / Global

Watch List 2018 – Third Update

Crisis Group’s third update to our Watch List 2018 includes entries on economic reforms in Libya, preserving the fragile quiet in Syria’s Idlib province, addressing the plight of civilians in eastern Ukraine, supporting Colombia's uneasy peace process and averting violence in Nigeria's upcoming elections. This annual early-warning report identifies conflict situations in which prompt action by the European Union and its member states would generate stronger prospects for peace.

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