How will the new U.S. Congress affect U.S. foreign policy?
In our panel of Crisis Group experts they analyse the results and give a 360-view of how the election could impact U.S. strategy towards the war in Ukraine, China, and Latin America. Michael Hanna, Program Director for the U.S. moderates the panel with Ivan Briscoe, Program Director for Latin America and the Caribbean, Amanda Hsiao, Senior Analyst for China and Olga Oliker, Program Director for Europe and Central Asia.
Russia’s war in Ukraine has roiled the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe. Yet, disruptions notwithstanding, it remains a valuable forum for dialogue between Moscow and the West. Participating states should help it keep playing its important roles, including managing conflict risks.
This week on Hold Your Fire! Richard Atwood is joined by Pekka Haavisto, Finland's Foreign Minister, to talk about the war in Ukraine, the future of Europe’s security architecture and peacemaking in the Horn of Africa and Middle East.
In the run-up to COP27, Crisis Group experts contribute their views on how climate change shapes the conflicts and crises they work on.
The G20 countries’ positions on the war in Ukraine contrast starkly, yet the conflict raises issues of global concern – economic shocks and nuclear risks – that the leaders cannot pass over in silence.
This video stresses the need to acknowledge the role climate plays in conflict dynamics and the need to ensure climate financing mechanisms are conflict sensitive at COP27.
Each year Crisis Group publishes two Updates to complement its EU Watch List. The Updates identify crises and conflicts where the European Union and its member states can help enhance prospects for peace. This Update includes entries on DR Congo, the Horn of Africa, Sri Lanka, Ukraine and Venezuela.
The UN General Assembly will convene soon to discuss Russia’s planned annexation of four Ukrainian regions. With many non-Western states wary of taking sides, Ukraine’s friends would be wise to seek affirmation of sovereignty and territorial integrity principles rather than condemnation of the Kremlin.
Originally published in Just Security.
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