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asianage
Infighting in Syria among US-backed anti-ISIS forcesto US sensitivity over the concerns of neighbouring Turkey which opposes furthe
Infighting in Syria among US-backed anti-ISIS forces
asianage / Posted 18 hours ago
to US sensitivity over the concerns of neighbouring Turkey which opposes further growth of YPG influence in Syria. Senior International Crisis Group analyst Noah Bonsey said it would be better for all if Turkey, the rebels and the YPG struck a... Read more
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Namibia Economist
Danegeld in the Deltato hate the government. Alas, the Nigerian security services are not good at h
Danegeld in the Delta
Namibia Economist / Posted yesterday
to hate the government. Alas, the Nigerian security services are not good at hunting down rebels. As a recent study by the International Crisis Group, a think-tank, points out, the army is overstretched, has a woeful human-rights record and is... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
'Catastrophic humanitarian emergency' at Nigerian refugee campfor food across Borno, where agriculture has come to a standstill and about 50,
'Catastrophic humanitarian emergency' at Nigerian refugee camp
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 2 days ago
for food across Borno, where agriculture has come to a standstill and about 50,000 people are starving, according to the International Crisis Group, an independent, nonprofit organization committed to preventing and resolving conflict. The... Read more
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Asian journal
Duterte and the CPP- NPA protection racketdoesn’t come across? The following is a report on CPP-NPA “taxation” in Davao p
Duterte and the CPP- NPA protection racket
Asian journal / Posted 3 days ago
doesn’t come across? The following is a report on CPP-NPA “taxation” in Davao province from a 2011 Asia Report by the International Crisis Group entitled, “The Communist Insurgency in the Philippines, Tactics and Talks”: “The NPA obtains... Read more
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The Hindu
Colombia, FARC rebels sign historic ceasefireall and the criminal gangs means that we cannot yet talk of a complete end to t
Colombia, FARC rebels sign historic ceasefire
The Hindu / Posted 3 days ago
all and the criminal gangs means that we cannot yet talk of a complete end to the armed conflict,” said Kyle Johnson, Colombia analyst for the International Crisis Group. “It will be the end of Colombia’s biggest armed conflict, but not all of th... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Ethiopian-Eritrean skirmishesit has been breached on more than one occasion, it has never reached the severi
Ethiopian-Eritrean skirmishes
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 4 days ago
it has been breached on more than one occasion, it has never reached the severity of the recent clashes. According to the International Crisis Group (ICG), the fighting comes at a critical time for both nations. On the Eritrean side, Asmara is... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Colombia, FARC rebels sign historic ceasefireall and the criminal gangs means that we cannot yet talk of a complete end to t
Colombia, FARC rebels sign historic ceasefire
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 4 days ago
all and the criminal gangs means that we cannot yet talk of a complete end to the armed conflict," said Kyle Johnson, Colombia analyst for the International Crisis Group. "It will be the end of Colombia's biggest armed conflict, but not all of the... Read more
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Rappler
Colombia, FARC rebels sign historic ceasefiregangs means that we cannot yet talk of a complete end to the armed conflict," s
Colombia, FARC rebels sign historic ceasefire
Rappler / Posted 4 days ago
gangs means that we cannot yet talk of a complete end to the armed conflict," said Kyle Johnson, Colombia analyst for the International Crisis Group. "It will be the end of Colombia's biggest armed conflict, but not all of them." – R... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Colombia, FARC rebels sign historic ceasefireall and the criminal gangs means that we cannot yet talk of a complete end to t
Colombia, FARC rebels sign historic ceasefire
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 4 days ago
all and the criminal gangs means that we cannot yet talk of a complete end to the armed conflict," said Kyle Johnson, Colombia analyst for the International Crisis Group. "It will be the end of Colombia's biggest armed conflict, but not all of the... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Worldhowever, has chosen confrontation, using control of the judiciary and other nom
World
Daily Maverick / Posted 4 days ago
however, has chosen confrontation, using control of the judiciary and other nominally autonomous branches of state to neutralise the opposition’s control of the National Assembly. The battle lines are drawn. By the INTERNATIONAL C... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Worldhowever, has chosen confrontation, using control of the judiciary and other nom
World
Daily Maverick / Posted 4 days ago
however, has chosen confrontation, using control of the judiciary and other nominally autonomous branches of state to neutralise the opposition’s control of the National Assembly. The battle lines are drawn. By the INTERNATIONAL C... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Angry Venezuelans Press For Recall Vote To Oust President Madurothe other of trying to derail democracy. "The recall referendum is a constitut
Angry Venezuelans Press For Recall Vote To Oust President Maduro
KPBS San Diego / Posted 4 days ago
the other of trying to derail democracy. "The recall referendum is a constitutional right," says Phillip Gunson from the International Crisis Group in Caracas. "The problem is the government is doing everything fair and foul to block the process.... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Colombia-FARC ceasefire puts peace within reachall and the criminal gangs means that we cannot yet talk of a complete end to t
Colombia-FARC ceasefire puts peace within reach
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 4 days ago
all and the criminal gangs means that we cannot yet talk of a complete end to the armed conflict," said Kyle Johnson, Colombia analyst for the International Crisis Group. "It will be the end of Colombia's biggest armed conflict, but not all of the... Read more
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The Christian Post
Exiled Christian Orphanage Founder Shares the One Thing She Wants World Leaders to Know (Interview, Part 2)is your enemy,' but the question is not an ethnic problem. It's a politician pr
Exiled Christian Orphanage Founder Shares the One Thing She Wants World Leaders to Know (Interview, Part 2)
The Christian Post / Posted 5 days ago
is your enemy,' but the question is not an ethnic problem. It's a politician problem," she said. Thierry Vircoulon of the International Crisis Group shared a similar sentiment in an interview with The Guardian, arguing that Nkurunziza is trying to... Read more
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Reuters
Conflict among U.S. allies in northern Syria clouds war on Islamic Stateto U.S. sensitivity over the concerns of neighboring Turkey which opposes furth
Conflict among U.S. allies in northern Syria clouds war on Islamic State
Reuters / Posted 5 days ago
to U.S. sensitivity over the concerns of neighboring Turkey which opposes further growth of YPG influence in Syria. Senior International Crisis Group Analyst Noah Bonsey said it would be better for all if Turkey, the rebels and the YPG struck a... Read more
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DW
Why Germany should be critical of Pakistan's military leadership |are critical of Pakistan's counter-terrorism measures. One of the major concern
Why Germany should be critical of Pakistan's military leadership |
DW / Posted 6 days ago
are critical of Pakistan's counter-terrorism measures. One of the major concerns in a document released last year by the International Crisis Group (ICG) is related to the Pakistani military's continued dominance over the civilian... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ellen's Job Increasessaid. Prior to her ascendancy to the Presidency, Madam Ellen Johnson Sirleaf s
Ellen's Job Increases
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
said. Prior to her ascendancy to the Presidency, Madam Ellen Johnson Sirleaf served on many advisory boards, including the International Crisis Group (USA) and Women Waging Peace (USA). She is also a proud recipient of numerous prestigious awards... Read more
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ABC News
Venezuela's Economic Crisis: What You Need to Knowconditions that were in place before Maduro took office in 2013, such as debt a
Venezuela's Economic Crisis: What You Need to Know
ABC News / Posted 6 days ago
conditions that were in place before Maduro took office in 2013, such as debt and currency devaluation, according to the International Crisis Group, a transnational non-profit, non-governmental organization that carries out field research on... Read more
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CBC.ca
'We're living worse than in a war': Venezuela's deepening economic crisisa third of the hard currency we were receiving as recently as a couple of years
'We're living worse than in a war': Venezuela's deepening economic crisis
CBC.ca / Posted 7 days ago
a third of the hard currency we were receiving as recently as a couple of years ago," Phil Gunson, senior analyst with International Crisis Group, told The Current. Polls show 70 per cent of Venezuelans now want to see President Nicolas Maduro... Read more
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Daily Maverick
ICG: From Conflict to Co-operation? Sudan, South Sudan and Ugandaenduring conflicts. DM Casie Copeland is Senior South Sudan Analyst and Magnus
ICG: From Conflict to Co-operation? Sudan, South Sudan and Uganda
Daily Maverick / Posted 7 days ago
enduring conflicts. DM Casie Copeland is Senior South Sudan Analyst and Magnus Taylor is Horn of Africa Analyst at the International Crisis Group. Photo:South Sudanese President Salva Kiir (L) President of Uganda Yoweri Museveni (C) walk... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Juba, Kampala Reach Out to Khartoumsignificant advantages to the regimes in Kampala, Juba and Khartoum, and help e
Juba, Kampala Reach Out to Khartoum
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
significant advantages to the regimes in Kampala, Juba and Khartoum, and help end one of Africa's most enduring conflicts. Casie Copeland is Senior South Sudan Analyst and Magnus Taylor is Horn of Africa Analyst at the International Crisis... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Beijing strengthens hand in South China Seaexceptionalism that place the US above other nations and international law," sa
Beijing strengthens hand in South China Sea
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 8 days ago
exceptionalism that place the US above other nations and international law," said Yanmei Xie, a senior analyst at the International Crisis Group. "The US not ratifying UNCLOS just proves China's point." Wang Dong, an associate professor in... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Reforming the Nigerian armyagainst Boko Haram in the northeast of the country, with the assistance of forc
Reforming the Nigerian army
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 10 days ago
against Boko Haram in the northeast of the country, with the assistance of forces from Chad, Cameroon, Niger and Benin, the International Crisis Group (ICG) has issued a report on reform of the Nigerian military establishment. Since the... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Peace without impunityCARTAGENA – Of the ongoing armed conflicts around the world, according to the I
Peace without impunity
Pilipino Star / Posted 11 days ago
CARTAGENA – Of the ongoing armed conflicts around the world, according to the International Crisis Group, this is the only one with a chance for a political solution. Sorry, the Crisis Group is not referring to the peace initiative between our... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Has Brinkmanship Over Dadaab Worked?in May to close Dadaab - which it regards as a "security threat" - is irreversi
Has Brinkmanship Over Dadaab Worked?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
in May to close Dadaab - which it regards as a "security threat" - is irreversible. Rashid Abdi, a senior analyst with the International Crisis Group, said Kenya was hostage to its own rhetoric. "It's staked its reputation on closing the camp," he... Read more
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Daily Maverick
ICG: A Wake-up Call for Eritrea and Ethiopiato find a new diplomatic track toward resolving the border issue. DM Cedric Ba
ICG: A Wake-up Call for Eritrea and Ethiopia
Daily Maverick / Posted 12 days ago
to find a new diplomatic track toward resolving the border issue. DM Cedric Barnes is Horn of Africa Project Director at International Crisis Group, the independent conflict-prevention organisation. Photo: The Prime Minister of Ethiopia,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
A Wake-Up Call for Eritrea and EthiopiaEritrea's renewed acquaintances should once again try to find a new diplomatic
A Wake-Up Call for Eritrea and Ethiopia
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
Eritrea's renewed acquaintances should once again try to find a new diplomatic track toward resolving the border issue. Cedric Barnes is Horn of Africa Project Director at International Crisis Group, the independent conflict-prevention organisat... Read more
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Orange County Register
Iraq detains all military-aged men fleeing IS-held Fallujah, raising tensionsman said. “They had clear rules that you could follow to protect yourself.” Ma
Iraq detains all military-aged men fleeing IS-held Fallujah, raising tensions
Orange County Register / Posted 13 days ago
man said. “They had clear rules that you could follow to protect yourself.” Maria Fantappie, senior Iraq analyst at the International Crisis Group, said that while it’s impossible to gauge how much support IS has in Fallujah, it was never a... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Men fleeing Fallujah detainedState. "They had clear rules that you could follow to protect yourself." Maria
Men fleeing Fallujah detained
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 13 days ago
State. "They had clear rules that you could follow to protect yourself." Maria Fantappie, senior Iraq analyst at the International Crisis Group, said that while it's impossible to gauge how much support the Islamic State has in Fallujah, it... Read more
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The Columbian
Iraq detains, checks men fleeing IS-held Fallujahman said. “They had clear rules that you could follow to protect yourself.” Ma
Iraq detains, checks men fleeing IS-held Fallujah
The Columbian / Posted 13 days ago
man said. “They had clear rules that you could follow to protect yourself.” Maria Fantappie, senior Iraq analyst at the International Crisis Group, said that while it’s impossible to gauge how much support IS has in Fallujah, it was never a... Read more
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New Zimbabwe
Mugabe dumps war vets in huge gamblethat’s going on inside Zanu-PF, but it fundamentally ratchets up the stakes,” s
Mugabe dumps war vets in huge gamble
New Zimbabwe / Posted 13 days ago
that’s going on inside Zanu-PF, but it fundamentally ratchets up the stakes,” said Piers Pigou, senior consultant for the International Crisis Group. Pigou warns that it could backfire on Mugabe, however. “Mugabe’s statement was exceptionally... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
Iraq detains men fleeing IS held Fallujah raising tensionsman said. "They had clear rules that you could follow to protect yourself." Ma
Iraq detains men fleeing IS held Fallujah raising tensions
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 13 days ago
man said. "They had clear rules that you could follow to protect yourself." Maria Fantappie, senior Iraq analyst at the International Crisis Group, said that while it's impossible to gauge how much support IS has in Fallujah, it was never a... Read more
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Japan Today
Iraq detains men fleeing IS-held Fallujah, raising tensions ‹ Japan Todayman said. “They had clear rules that you could follow to protect yourself.” Ma
Iraq detains men fleeing IS-held Fallujah, raising tensions ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 13 days ago
man said. “They had clear rules that you could follow to protect yourself.” Maria Fantappie, senior Iraq analyst at the International Crisis Group, said that while it’s impossible to gauge how much support IS has in Fallujah, it was never a... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
Iraq detains men fleeing IS-held Fallujah, raising tensionsman said. "They had clear rules that you could follow to protect yourself." Ma
Iraq detains men fleeing IS-held Fallujah, raising tensions
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 13 days ago
man said. "They had clear rules that you could follow to protect yourself." Maria Fantappie, senior Iraq analyst at the International Crisis Group, said that while it's impossible to gauge how much support IS has in Fallujah, it was never a... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Iraq detains men fleeing IS-held Fallujah, raising tensionsman said. "They had clear rules that you could follow to protect yourself." Ma
Iraq detains men fleeing IS-held Fallujah, raising tensions
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 13 days ago
man said. "They had clear rules that you could follow to protect yourself." Maria Fantappie, senior Iraq analyst at the International Crisis Group, said that while it's impossible to gauge how much support IS has in Fallujah, it was never a... Read more
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KIII Corpus Christi
Iraq detains men fleeing IS-held Fallujah, raising tensionsman said. "They had clear rules that you could follow to protect yourself." Ma
Iraq detains men fleeing IS-held Fallujah, raising tensions
KIII Corpus Christi / Posted 13 days ago
man said. "They had clear rules that you could follow to protect yourself." Maria Fantappie, senior Iraq analyst at the International Crisis Group, said that while it's impossible to gauge how much support IS has in Fallujah, it was never a... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Iraq detains men fleeing IS-held Fallujah, raising tensionsman said. "They had clear rules that you could follow to protect yourself." Ma
Iraq detains men fleeing IS-held Fallujah, raising tensions
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 13 days ago
man said. "They had clear rules that you could follow to protect yourself." Maria Fantappie, senior Iraq analyst at the International Crisis Group, said that while it's impossible to gauge how much support IS has in Fallujah, it was never a... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Iraq detains men fleeing IS-held Fallujah, raising tensionsman said. "They had clear rules that you could follow to protect yourself." Ma
Iraq detains men fleeing IS-held Fallujah, raising tensions
Hawaii News Now / Posted 13 days ago
man said. "They had clear rules that you could follow to protect yourself." Maria Fantappie, senior Iraq analyst at the International Crisis Group, said that while it's impossible to gauge how much support IS has in Fallujah, it was never a... Read more
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Salon.com
Iraq detains men fleeing IS-held Fallujah, raising tensionsman said. “They had clear rules that you could follow to protect yourself.” Ma
Iraq detains men fleeing IS-held Fallujah, raising tensions
Salon.com / Posted 13 days ago
man said. “They had clear rules that you could follow to protect yourself.” Maria Fantappie, senior Iraq analyst at the International Crisis Group, said that while it’s impossible to gauge how much support IS has in Fallujah, it was never a... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Iraq detains men fleeing IS-held Fallujah, raising tensionsman said. "They had clear rules that you could follow to protect yourself." Ma
Iraq detains men fleeing IS-held Fallujah, raising tensions
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 13 days ago
man said. "They had clear rules that you could follow to protect yourself." Maria Fantappie, senior Iraq analyst at the International Crisis Group, said that while it's impossible to gauge how much support IS has in Fallujah, it was never a... Read more
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ABC News
Iraq Detains Men Fleeing IS-Held Fallujah, Raising Tensionsman said. "They had clear rules that you could follow to protect yourself." Ma
Iraq Detains Men Fleeing IS-Held Fallujah, Raising Tensions
ABC News / Posted 13 days ago
man said. "They had clear rules that you could follow to protect yourself." Maria Fantappie, senior Iraq analyst at the International Crisis Group, said that while it's impossible to gauge how much support IS has in Fallujah, it was never a... Read more
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KX TV North Dakota
Iraq detains men fleeing IS-held Fallujah, raising tensionsman said. "They had clear rules that you could follow to protect yourself." Ma
Iraq detains men fleeing IS-held Fallujah, raising tensions
KX TV North Dakota / Posted 13 days ago
man said. "They had clear rules that you could follow to protect yourself." Maria Fantappie, senior Iraq analyst at the International Crisis Group, said that while it's impossible to gauge how much support IS has in Fallujah, it was never a... Read more
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New Zimbabwe
After Mugabe’s gone: Three paths for ZimThe financial crunch is aggravated by the enormous weight of Zimbabwe’s informa
After Mugabe’s gone: Three paths for Zim
New Zimbabwe / Posted 16 days ago
The financial crunch is aggravated by the enormous weight of Zimbabwe’s informal economy: according to data from the International Crisis Group, only 700,000 are officially employed in a population of 13 million. Tight liquidity and... Read more
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DW
Spread of violence in Turkey shows no sign of abating |July 20, 2015, however, death tolls in the conflict are hotly disputed. An ind
Spread of violence in Turkey shows no sign of abating |
DW / Posted 18 days ago
July 20, 2015, however, death tolls in the conflict are hotly disputed. An independent casualty count maintained by the International Crisis Group puts the total number of confirmed PKK fatalities at 519 (However, the organization notes that the... Read more
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Daily Maverick
ICG: Women in the North Caucasus conflicts – an under-reported plightas those in other parts of Russian territory. DM Ekaterina Sokirianskaia is Eu
ICG: Women in the North Caucasus conflicts – an under-reported plight
Daily Maverick / Posted 18 days ago
as those in other parts of Russian territory. DM Ekaterina Sokirianskaia is Europe and Central Asia Project Director at International Crisis Group, the independent conflict-prevention organisation. Photo: Two women look through the window of a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Nigerian Military is Distressed - Crisis GroupAbuja — The International Crisis Group (ICG) has warned President Muhammadu Buh
Nigerian Military is Distressed - Crisis Group
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 days ago
Abuja — The International Crisis Group (ICG) has warned President Muhammadu Buhari that the Nigerian military as it stands today is overstretched and riddled with many crises that are limiting its capacity to handle the emerging security challenges... Read more
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The Washington Times
Nigeria, battling Boko Haram in north, faces new threat from ‘Niger Delta Avengers’ in southofficials say its leader is bent on establishing an Islamic State-style calipha
Nigeria, battling Boko Haram in north, faces new threat from ‘Niger Delta Avengers’ in south
The Washington Times / Posted 20 days ago
officials say its leader is bent on establishing an Islamic State-style caliphate there. A report last month by the International Crisis Group (ICG), a Brussels-based think tank, maintained that Boko Haram had been “put on the defensive” by... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Who's Who in Burundi's Armed Oppositionconsensus of the Arusha accord to an end, the regime has ruptured its relations
Who's Who in Burundi's Armed Opposition
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 days ago
consensus of the Arusha accord to an end, the regime has ruptured its relations with part of the population," the International Crisis Group said in its latest report. Already 250,000 people have fled the country. Burundian society has... Read more
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Daily Maverick
ICG: Venezuela’s toxic cocktail – too many guns, too little foodpolitical prisoners, and allow urgently needed international humanitarian aid.
ICG: Venezuela’s toxic cocktail – too many guns, too little food
Daily Maverick / Posted 21 days ago
political prisoners, and allow urgently needed international humanitarian aid. DM Phil Gunson is Senior Andes Analyst at International Crisis Group, the independent conflict-prevention organisation. Photo: President of Venezuela, Nicolas Maduro... Read more
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New Kerala
A Nursery of Terrorism - newkerala.com #73386of geostrategic extension. In its report, Pakistans Jihadist Heartland: Souther
A Nursery of Terrorism - newkerala.com #73386
New Kerala / Posted 21 days ago
of geostrategic extension. In its report, Pakistans Jihadist Heartland: Southern Punjab, released on May 30, 2016, the International Crisis Group (ICG) observes, Continued state sponsorship remains a source of empowerment for groups that fall... Read more
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