Podcast

Podcast / Africa

Great Lakes Politics and the Fight for the Eastern DR Congo

This week on Hold Your Fire!, Richard is joined by Richard Moncrieff, Crisis Group’s Great Lakes director, to discuss M23 rebels’ advances in eastern DR Congo, Rwanda’s involvement and whether diplomacy and a southern African force can curb violence. 

Podcast / Europe & Central Asia

Two Years Into Full-Scale War, What Ukraine Needs and What its Backers Can Give

This week on War & Peace, Olga Oliker and Elissa Jobson talk with Crisis Group experts Alissa de Carbonnel and Simon Schlegel about where things stand for Ukraine and its Western supporters two years after Russia’s full-scale invasion and what might be next. 

Podcast / Africa

As Crises Swirl, Africa’s Leaders Converge

This week on The Horn, Alan is joined by Liesl Louw-Vaudran, Crisis Group’s senior advisor to the African Union (AU), to discuss what happened (and not) at the 2024 AU Summit, the annual gathering of African heads of state.

Podcast / Africa

The Horn (Season 5)

The Horn of Africa is in turmoil. From the war in Sudan to Ethiopia’s rocky path out of conflict, from Somalia’s fight to defeat Al-Shabaab to the troubles of East African democracies, the pace of change in the region is difficult to keep up with. The Horn, a podcast series from the International Crisis Group, helps make sense of it all. Host Alan Boswell and guests dive deep behind the headlines as they analyse events, debate diplomacy and discuss possible avenues to peace. Produced by Maeve Frances. Episodes from past series of The Horn can be found here: Season 1, Season 2, Season 3 and Season 4.

Podcast / Africa

Scission de la Cédéao et troubles politiques au Sénégal : l’Afrique de l’Ouest en crise

Dans cet épisode d’Afrique 360°, Enrica Picco et Rinaldo Depagne reçoivent Gilles Yabi, fondateur et directeur exécutif du think tank WATHI, pour parler de la crise qui secoue la Communauté des Etats de l’Afrique de l’Ouest (Cédéao), des troubles politiques qui agitent le Sénégal et des conséquences de ces deux événements majeurs pour la stabilité de la région.

Podcast / Middle East & North Africa

“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.

Podcast / Africa

Somalia, Somaliland and the Explosive Port Deal

This week on The Horn, Alan speaks with Omar Mahmood, Crisis Group's Senior Analyst for Eastern Africa, about the implications for Somalia of a possible port deal between Ethiopia and Somaliland and the risks of an escalation in regional tensions.

Podcast / Europe & Central Asia

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.

Podcast / Africa

The Red Sea and the Horn

This week on Hold Your Fire!, Richard is joined by Murithi Mutiga, Crisis Group’s Africa Director, to discuss Horn of Africa politics, including Ethiopia's push for sea access, Sudan’s war, Kenya’s regional role and Gulf rivalries playing out in the region.

Podcast / Europe & Central Asia

War of Attrition in Ukraine

This week on Hold Your Fire!, Richard talks with Olga Oliker, Crisis Group’s Europe & Central Asia Director, about Russia’s war in Ukraine, battlefield dynamics and whether Western support for Ukraine will hold. 

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