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A Three Border Problem: Holding Back the Amazon’s Criminal Frontiers

Organised crime is flourishing in the jungle expanse trisected by the borders of Brazil, Colombia and Peru, putting the populations and ecosystems of the Amazon’s heartland at serious risk. With donor aid, the three states should act fast before the illegal activity does irreversible damage.

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Statement / United States

Aftermath of a Shooting

After a would-be assassin shot at former U.S. President and current Republican candidate Donald Trump on 13 July, the country’s political leaders, especially Trump himself, should avoid stoking division in order to reduce risks of violence as the November election approaches. 

Podcast / Europe & Central Asia

Prisoners of the Past? Political Crises and Ethnic Tensions in the Western Balkans

This week on War & Peace, Olga is joined by Marko Prelec, Crisis Group’s consulting senior Balkans analyst, to discuss the political landscape in the Western Balkans, the risks of Bosnia and Herzegovina falling apart, simmering tensions between Kosovo and Serbia, and prospects for EU enlargement. 

Podcast / Asia

Pakistan’s Political Standoff and Surging Militant Violence

This week on Hold Your Fire!, Richard speaks with Crisis Group’s South Asia director Samina Ahmed about the fallout from Pakistan's February elections, former Prime Minister Imran Khan's enduring popularity, a wave of violence in Pakistan’s border regions and Islamabad’s frustration with the Taliban authorities in Afghanistan.

Podcast / Africa

Kenya and the Future of Protests

In this episode of The Horn, Alan is joined by writer and political analyst Nanjala Nyabola to talk about the recent wave of nationwide protests in Kenya, their causes and their implications for the country and the region.

Podcast / Europe & Central Asia

Finland’s President Alexander Stubb on NATO, Europe’s Security and its Relations with the Rest of the World

This week on Hold Your Fire!, Richard speaks with Finnish President Alexander Stubb about next week’s NATO summit, European security, the Ukraine war and Europe’s relations with the rest of the world.

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On Our Radar

On Our Radar scans conflicts and crises around the globe every week and features some of the hotspots Crisis Group's analysts are closely watching. Whether an under-reported trend or a headline-grabbing development, our field experts explain why it matters or what should be done. 

Q&A / Africa

What is Behind Kenya’s Protest Movement?

Kenyan police have killed dozens of protesters since demonstrations against proposed new taxes began on 18 June. In this Q&A, Crisis Group expert Meron Elias explains the roots of the discontent and calls for meaningful dialogue with young people demanding accountability from the country’s leaders. 

Podcast / United States

U.S.-India Relations in a World Between Orders

In this episode of Ripple Effect, Michael and Steve talk with Crisis Group trustee and former Indian National Security Adviser and Foreign Secretary Shivshankar Menon about India’s views on the U.S. election and how New Dehli navigates a rapidly changing world order.

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