In 2021, the world will be dealing with unhappy legacies from 2020: a devastating pandemic, an economic crisis unmatched since World War II, Donald Trump’s deeply divisive presidency and new wars that test the idea that crises have no military solutions.
Crisis Group's President and CEO Robert Malley explains the need for our annual list, how the selection of conflicts is done and what surprised him this year.
Thursday 10 December marks two years since our colleague Michael Kovrig was arrested in Beijing. His detention is unjust, a case of politically motivated hostage diplomacy that is doing profound damage to China’s worldwide reputation.
A short illustrated look at the story of Iraq's internal displacement crisis.
Crisis Group's Consulting Senior Analyst for West Africa, Vincent Foucher, speaks about the Islamic State's influence in the Lake Chad Basin.
Crisis Group's Senior Director for Policy Stephen Pomper reflects on the risk of electoral violence in the U.S.
Colombia’s grassroots leaders face a rising tide of attacks as they campaign for conflict-stricken communities’ rights. These assaults weaken the peace accord, undermine its base of popular support and expose the state’s grave difficulties in protecting communities from forces with vested interests and violent designs. Protecting these leaders, deterring their enemies and ensuring their communities’ safety should be put at the heart of security policy.
Watch our video summarising the 2020 EU Watch List Autumn Update’s main recommendations on how the EU can act for peace.