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Robert Malley

Former President & CEO

In The News

29 Apr 2020
Covid-19 has laid bare the costs of confronting a global crisis with a flawed international system. The only worse outcome would be to confront the next crisis with no system at all. Gulf Times

Robert Malley

Former President & CEO
5 Mar 2020
If you’re Iran right now, the tools you have in your arsenal are an ability to expand your nuclear arsenal, roil markets or threaten regional countries and the U.S. presence within them. Washington Post

Robert Malley

Former President & CEO
29 Feb 2020
No agreement is perfect, and the U.S.-Taliban deal is no exception. It ought to be celebrated, bolstered and built upon to reach genuine intra-Afghan peace. Al Jazeera

Robert Malley

Former President & CEO
28 Jan 2020
[Trump's peace plan's] message to the Palestinians, boiled down to its essence, is: You’ve lost, get over it. Reuters

Robert Malley

Former President & CEO
2 Jan 2020
A strike that the [U.S] administration claims was intended to deter Iranian attacks is almost certain to trigger far more of them. Foreign Policy

Robert Malley

Former President & CEO
12 Dec 2019
Wishful thinking about regime change in the Middle East is something we have seen before. It has rarely ended well. Foreign Policy

Robert Malley

Former President & CEO

Latest Updates

President's Take

Crisis Group Turns Focus to Risk of Electoral Violence in the U.S.

In his introduction to this month’s edition of CrisisWatch, our President Robert Malley reflects on Crisis Group's decision to focus on the risk of violence surrounding the upcoming U.S. elections.

Climate Change Doesn’t Have to Stoke Conflict

Politics matter more than the environment when it comes to war and peace

Originally published in Foreign Affairs

Contentious Polls Spell Trouble in Africa

In his introduction to this month’s edition of CrisisWatch, our President Robert Malley reflects on the risk of violence in a number of upcoming African elections.

President's Take

A Critical Crossroads for Libya, Afghanistan and the Nile Waters Dispute

In his introduction to this month’s edition of CrisisWatch, our President Robert Malley reflects on critical crossroads for protracted conflicts in Libya and Afghanistan, and a possible turning point in the Nile Waters dispute.

The Drivers of Deadly Conflict Emerge in the U.S.

In his introduction to this month’s edition of CrisisWatch, our President Robert Malley reflects on the ongoing violence in the U.S. and how the drivers of deadly conflict are emerging in the country.