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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
12 Nov 2017
A function of the retreat of the U.S. [from the 2015 Paris agreement on climate change] is that all countries feel more on their own. Trust requires some sense of shared values. Modern Diplomacy

Jean-Marie Guéhenno

Former President & CEO
12 Nov 2017
Millions of people are living in a country in which they were not born. Building a wall to create a solution is an illusion. If you plug one path, then it just puts strain on other areas. Khaleej Times

Jean-Marie Guéhenno

Former President & CEO
8 Mar 2017
The us-and-them mentality [of the new UN counter-terrorism proposal means] the U.N. has been positioned even more forcefully on the government's side when it [is sometimes] already perceived as too close to the government. Foreign Policy

Richard Atwood

Director of New York Office, Senior Policy Adviser, Jihad in Modern Conflict
2 Jan 2017
If we see deepening European crisis, one of the world’s major balancing voices will be lost. CNN

Jean-Marie Guéhenno

Former President & CEO

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Op-Ed / Global

10 Conflicts to Watch in 2018

From North Korea to Venezuela, here are the conflicts to watch in 2018.

Commentary / Global

An Introduction to Crisis Group’s Iran-U.S. Trigger List

The risks of a direct, indirect, deliberate or inadvertent clash between Iran and the U.S. are rising to new highs. Our Iran-U.S. Trigger List is a unique interactive map and early warning tool that monitors and analyses the many flashpoints between the two countries, and shows how they are linked to the fate of the 2015 nuclear deal.

Op-Ed / Global

The International Criminal Court’s Case Against the United States in Afghanistan

In recent years, a confrontation between the U.S. government and the International Criminal Court (ICC) has been looming over the alleged actions of U.S. forces in Afghanistan. Crisis Group's U.S. Program Director Stephen Pomper unpicks the unique U.S.-ICC relationship and outlines the choices left open to Washington.

Originally published in Just Security

Op-Ed / Global

To Keep the Peace, We Need More Women

Ahead of the 14-15 November 2017 UN Peacekeeping Defence Ministerial conference in Vancouver, Crisis Group's President & CEO Jean-Marie Guéhenno writes that greater female participation in UN peacekeeping can help UN missions fulfill their mandates.

Originally published in The Globe and Mail

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Stephen Pomper

Program Director, United States