Media quotes January 2024
Media quotes January 2024
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Media quotes January 2024

5 January 2024
The election will not resolve Bangladesh’s political crisis … Since the 2008 election … the country has not held a credible national election. The Guardian

Pierre Prakash

Program Director, Asia
7 January 2024
There is a risk of increased violence after the polls [in Bangladesh]. The New York Times

Pierre Prakash

Program Director, Asia
5 January 2024
The Israeli military is presenting their plan [on the future governance of Gaza] for the politicians to consider. It’s a recipe for disaster. The Guardian

Mairav Zonszein

Senior Analyst, Israel
7 January 2024
The more Beijing employs coercion on Taiwan, the less effective these actions will [be] on striking fear in the Taiwanese public. AFP

Ivy Kwek

Giustra Fellow, China
12 January 2024
The U.S. is simultaneously playing the role of arsonist and firefighter in the Middle East. Al Jazeera

Brian Finucane

Senior Adviser, U.S.
2 January 2024
[U.N. diplomats] have never really shaken off the suspicion that Trump might return to power. Devex

Richard Gowan

UN Director
13 January 2024
This election [in Taiwan] marks a change in leadership at a moment when cross-strait tensions are high, and preserving stability has become more of a challenge. CNN

Amanda Hsiao

Senior Analyst, China
14 January 2024
Taiwanese are increasingly having a very distinctive identity different from the mainland China, and... we are seeing a Beijing that is increasingly more powerful. AFP

Ivy Kwek

Giustra Fellow, China
12 January 2024
It was completely foreseeable that the longer the Gaza war drags on, the higher the risks of escalation and regional conflagration. Reuters

Ali Vaez

Senior Adviser to the President & Project Director, Iran
17 January 2024
[Egypt] cannot live with the permanent displacement of Palestinians into the Sinai Peninsula, the Gaza war’s crippling economic effects and risks of regional war. Bloomberg

Riccardo Fabiani

Project Director, North Africa
15 January 2024
Things have been very tense [on Gaza's border with Egypt], but there are limits to how far these tensions can go on a strategic level. The National

Michael Wahid Hanna

Program Director, U.S.
19 January 2024
There is no lack of support for the war [in Israel] but it is increasingly clear that the release of the hostages is in conflict with other goals. The Guardian

Mairav Zonszein

Senior Analyst, Israel
23 January 2024
The U.N. is losing credibility as big power tensions rise. The EurAsian Times

Richard Gowan

UN Director
18 January 2024
Political misrule in Ecuador paled in comparison to what you saw … in Peru, and now Ecuador seems far worse off than Peru and Colombia in terms of basic human security. Miami Herald

Ivan Briscoe

Program Director, Latin America and Caribbean
30 January 2024
While there is no political space in Washington for engagement with Iran in an election year, diplomacy is the only approach that has reined Iran in. France24

Ali Vaez

Senior Adviser to the President & Project Director, Iran
24 January 2024
Regaining an ally in Sudan, especially along the Red Sea, would be a major win for Iran but will spook other regional and Western powers. Al Arabiya

Alan Boswell

Project Director, Horn of Africa
27 January 2024
Absent a robust external mission that would be deployed very soon, we are facing quite a tragic scenario in Haiti. AP

Diego Da Rin

Consultant, Latin America and Caribbean

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