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The West Bank: Besieged by Violence

In this video, Senior Palestine Analyst Tahani Mustafa talks about the increase of violence against Palestinians in the West Bank since the 7th of October.

The Gaza War's Spillover in the Middle East (Online Event, 29 February 2024)

In this online event, Crisis Group experts discuss the regional repercussions of the Gaza war.

The Danger of Regional War in the Middle East

Israel’s campaign in Gaza in response to Hamas’s 7 October 2023 attacks still overshadows Middle East politics, with the spectre of wider war or other regional instability ever present even as ceasefire talks appear to be making progress. Crisis Group experts offer a 360-degree view.

Biden’s New Policy on Security Assistance, NSM-20, Will Not Save Gaza

While a step forward in some ways such as congressional reporting requirements, the policy memorandum’s loopholes and limitations will only create additional processes and maintain the status quo. 

Only the US can stop an Israeli move into Rafah

Joe Biden's pressure on Israel must go beyond stern words and leaked angry conversations.

“Axis of Resistance” versus U.S. forces in Iraq and Syria

This week on Hold Your Fire!, Richard is joined by Lahib Higel, Crisis Group’s Iraq expert, to discuss the recent escalation between U.S. forces and Iran-backed groups in Iraq and Syria and what it means for the presence of American troops in Iraq.

Why Donors Should Not Suspend Aid to UNRWA

Following Israel’s allegations that staff of the UN agency serving Palestinian refugees participated in the 7 October 2023 attack, several capitals paused or threatened to suspend their funding. In this Q&A, Crisis Group expert Daniel Forti explains why it is vital that they reverse course. 

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Maritime Security in the Red Sea: What Role for the EU?

This week on War & Peace, Olga Oliker and Elissa Jobson talk with Camille Lons, visiting fellow at the European Council on Foreign Relations, about the EU's response to the crisis in the Red Sea and plans for an EU-led naval mission.

Helping Egypt Weather the Gaza War’s Impact

The Egyptian economy is under increasing strain, with the Gaza war’s effects adding to the pressure. In this excerpt from the Watch List 2024, Crisis Group identifies ways the EU can support Egypt in coping with its economic woes.

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