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Thibaud Lesueur

Consulting Senior Analyst, Central Africa
Nairobi, Kenya

Crisis Group Role

Thibaud Lesueur is Crisis Group's Senior Analyst for Central African Republic (CAR) and Chad based in Nairobi.

He has previously worked as a refugee camp manager and area coordinator in CAR, Chad and South Sudan for the humanitarian NGO ACTED. He also led in-depth researches on conflict minerals in the Democratic Republic of Congo and on LRA activities in the south-east of CAR. Thibaud holds a Master’s degree in international relations from the Institute of Strategic and International Relations (IRIS) in Paris, specialising in geo-economics and strategic intelligence.

In The News

30 Oct 2017
International mobilization [in the Central African Republic] is much, much slower than the deterioration of the situation on the ground. World Politics Review

Thibaud Lesueur

Consulting Senior Analyst, Central Africa
10 Oct 2017
The main risk [of the escalating violence in Central African Republic] is really to come back to a conflict like it was in 2013, very close to a kind of civil war. The Washington Post

Thibaud Lesueur

Consulting Senior Analyst, Central Africa

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Q&A / Africa

Au Tchad, l’incursion des rebelles dévoile les fragilités du pouvoir

Une incursion de l’Union des forces de la résistance (UFR) en territoire tchadien depuis la Libye, début février, a été arrêtée par des frappes aériennes françaises, en coordination avec l’armée tchadienne. Cette menace sécuritaire inédite depuis plusieurs années met en relief les fragilités du Tchad et du pouvoir en place.   

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