Who are the extremists wreaking havoc in Africa, and what do they want? In this Crisis Group podcast, Africa Program Director Comfort Ero joins directors EJ Hoogendorn, Cedric Barnes and Rinaldo Depagne to discuss the rise of extremism across the continent, from Boko Haram in Nigeria to Al-Shabaab inSomalia and radical groups in Mali.
Mary Speck is one of the authors of Crisis Group’s latest report on Mexico “Back from the Brink: Saving Ciudad Juárez” which examines how the Mexican government can learn from the example of Juárez to tackle and prevent organised violent crime.
Comfort Ero, Africa Program Director for the International Crisis Group, breaks down Sudan and South Sudan's recent security agreement.
Javier Ciurlizza, Crisis Group's Latin America Program Director, looks at the challenges and opportunities Mexico faces as it combats drug violence.
Daniel Pinkston, North East Asia Project Deputy Director, breaks down North Korea's risky nuclear brinkmanship and how the international community should respond.
Ali Vaez, Senior Iran Analyst for the International Crisis Group, discusses the latest round of talks between Iran and the P5+1 on sanctions and Iran's nuclear enrichment program.
Delayed elections, mistrust and public protests against Haitian President Michel Martelly threaten the country’s chance to end decades of political conflict and to recover from the 2010 earthquake. Without a national accord, the country risks ongoing crises. Javier Ciurlizza, Crisis Group Program Director for Latin America and the Caribbean, tells us more on the current challenges Haiti is facing.
Thierry Vircoulon, Directeur du projet Afrique centrale, discute les solutions possibles pour améliorer la crise dans les Kivus.
Mark Schneider, Senior Vice-President and Special Adviser on Latin America, talks with Kimberly Abbott, Communications Director for North America, about the peace negotiations taking place next week in Oslo between the government of Colombia and FARC, aiming at finding a political solution to the Western Hemisphere’s oldest conflict.