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Lifehacker Australia
How To Build A Career In Foreign Relationsforeign service, the UN system, or for field-based positions with aid agencies
How To Build A Career In Foreign Relations
Lifehacker Australia / Posted 4 hours ago
foreign service, the UN system, or for field-based positions with aid agencies and major international NGOs like the International Crisis Group. I’m sad to say that my own skills in that respect were, and remain, rudimentary – I studied... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
What's behind Iran's provocations in the Persian GulfWashington employs coercive pressure to alter Iran's regional or domestic polic
What's behind Iran's provocations in the Persian Gulf
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 5 hours ago
Washington employs coercive pressure to alter Iran's regional or domestic policies," said Ali Vaez, senior Iran analyst for International Crisis Group. It's one reason, he added, "why they have ratcheted up their missile tests and have acted in a... Read more
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4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville
What's behind Iran's provocations in the Persian GulfWashington employs coercive pressure to alter Iran's regional or domestic polic
What's behind Iran's provocations in the Persian Gulf
4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville / Posted 5 hours ago
Washington employs coercive pressure to alter Iran's regional or domestic policies," said Ali Vaez, senior Iran analyst for International Crisis Group. It's one reason, he added, "why they have ratcheted up their missile tests and have acted in a... Read more
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The Age
Is he dead or alive? Mystery of missing Uzbekistan presidentwas arrested Monday. It is likely that all sides have a shared interest in avoi
Is he dead or alive? Mystery of missing Uzbekistan president
The Age / Posted 14 hours ago
was arrested Monday. It is likely that all sides have a shared interest in avoiding open conflict, wrote Deirdre Tynan of International Crisis Group. "All these players will want a smooth handover, with no dirty linen aired in public," she said.... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Is he dead or alive? Mystery of missing Uzbekistan presidentwas arrested Monday. It is likely that all sides have a shared interest in avoi
Is he dead or alive? Mystery of missing Uzbekistan president
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 14 hours ago
was arrested Monday. It is likely that all sides have a shared interest in avoiding open conflict, wrote Deirdre Tynan of International Crisis Group. "All these players will want a smooth handover, with no dirty linen aired in public," she said.... Read more
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Canberra Times
Is he dead or alive? Mystery of missing Uzbekistan presidentwas arrested Monday. It is likely that all sides have a shared interest in avoi
Is he dead or alive? Mystery of missing Uzbekistan president
Canberra Times / Posted 14 hours ago
was arrested Monday. It is likely that all sides have a shared interest in avoiding open conflict, wrote Deirdre Tynan of International Crisis Group. "All these players will want a smooth handover, with no dirty linen aired in public," she said.... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Worldlong-serving authoritarian leader on 27 August has propelled the country into t
World
Daily Maverick / Posted 18 hours ago
long-serving authoritarian leader on 27 August has propelled the country into the unknown, but his inner circle will try to preserve their power and minimise disruption as the transition starts. By Deirdre Tynan for INTERNATIONAL CR... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
DR Congo Ready for Talks On Lake Tanganyika Oil and Gas Prospectsmining might make the deal unlikely in the near future. Thierry Vircoulon, the
DR Congo Ready for Talks On Lake Tanganyika Oil and Gas Prospects
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
mining might make the deal unlikely in the near future. Thierry Vircoulon, the project director for Central Africa at the International Crisis Group said despite the international custom requiring that a border for a lake between countries to be... Read more
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Aljazeera
When will peace come to South Sudan?its creation? Presenter: Martine Dennis Andre Heller Perache - Head of progra
When will peace come to South Sudan?
Aljazeera / Posted 4 days ago
its creation? Presenter: Martine Dennis Andre Heller Perache - Head of programmes for Doctors Without Borders (MSF) UK Casie Copeland - South Sudan analyst at the International Crisis Group Joseph Ochieno - Contributor for New African M... Read more
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KOB 4 Albuquerque
Thai junta's opponents staggered by support for status quoto grips with the sources of the political turmoil that have driven the conflic
Thai junta's opponents staggered by support for status quo
KOB 4 Albuquerque / Posted 7 days ago
to grips with the sources of the political turmoil that have driven the conflict for a decade," said Matthew Wheeler of the International Crisis Group. "Two years of military rule haven't really resolved any of the fundamental problems ... and the... Read more
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Canberra Times
Twin bombs add to fears that southern Thailand separatists are escalating warbombs were unusually lethal by comparison, analysts said. Matt Wheeler, a Sout
Twin bombs add to fears that southern Thailand separatists are escalating war
Canberra Times / Posted 7 days ago
bombs were unusually lethal by comparison, analysts said. Matt Wheeler, a South-east Asia security analysts for the International Crisis Group, said that if, as the available information indicates, militants perpetrated the recent attacks,... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Twin bombs add to fears that southern Thailand separatists are escalating warbombs were unusually lethal by comparison, analysts said. Matt Wheeler, a Sout
Twin bombs add to fears that southern Thailand separatists are escalating war
Brisbane Times / Posted 7 days ago
bombs were unusually lethal by comparison, analysts said. Matt Wheeler, a South-east Asia security analysts for the International Crisis Group, said that if, as the available information indicates, militants perpetrated the recent attacks,... Read more
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The Age
Twin bombs add to fears that southern Thailand separatists are escalating warbombs were unusually lethal by comparison, analysts said. Matt Wheeler, a Sout
Twin bombs add to fears that southern Thailand separatists are escalating war
The Age / Posted 7 days ago
bombs were unusually lethal by comparison, analysts said. Matt Wheeler, a South-east Asia security analysts for the International Crisis Group, said that if, as the available information indicates, militants perpetrated the recent attacks,... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Twin bombs add to fears that southern Thailand separatists are escalating warbombs were unusually lethal by comparison, analysts said. Matt Wheeler, a Sout
Twin bombs add to fears that southern Thailand separatists are escalating war
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 7 days ago
bombs were unusually lethal by comparison, analysts said. Matt Wheeler, a South-east Asia security analysts for the International Crisis Group, said that if, as the available information indicates, militants perpetrated the recent attacks,... Read more
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WA Today
Twin bombs add to fears that southern Thailand separatists are escalating warbombs were unusually lethal by comparison, analysts said. Matt Wheeler, a Sout
Twin bombs add to fears that southern Thailand separatists are escalating war
WA Today / Posted 7 days ago
bombs were unusually lethal by comparison, analysts said. Matt Wheeler, a South-east Asia security analysts for the International Crisis Group, said that if, as the available information indicates, militants perpetrated the recent attacks,... Read more
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The Washington Times
Abubakar Shekau, Boko Haram leader, killed in airstrike as John Kerry arrives in Nigeriafatally wounded on his shoulders,” said a statement by Col. Sani Kukasheka Usma
Abubakar Shekau, Boko Haram leader, killed in airstrike as John Kerry arrives in Nigeria
The Washington Times / Posted 7 days ago
fatally wounded on his shoulders,” said a statement by Col. Sani Kukasheka Usman, an army spokesman. Three months ago, the International Crisis Group argued that Boko Haram had been weakened and “put on the defensive” by a growing and coordinated... Read more
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New Zimbabwe
Can ThisFlag survive without Pastor Evan?in what is clearly a renewed phase of anti-government activity,” said Piers Pig
Can ThisFlag survive without Pastor Evan?
New Zimbabwe / Posted 9 days ago
in what is clearly a renewed phase of anti-government activity,” said Piers Pigou, southern Africa senior consultant for the International Crisis Group. So yes, Zimbabwe misses Pastor Evan. But the resistance movement really is bigger than one... Read more
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DW
Mosul: The next humanitarian disaster waiting to happen |was vast and "IS" left behind large numbers of booby traps before fleeing, Robe
Mosul: The next humanitarian disaster waiting to happen |
DW / Posted 11 days ago
was vast and "IS" left behind large numbers of booby traps before fleeing, Robert Blecher, a Middle East expert at the International Crisis Group, said in an interview with DW. Some ten percent of Iraqis are refugees, like these children near... Read more
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The Manila Times
Mindanao ‘closer to peace’administration. The report, titled “The Philippines: Renewing Prospects for Pe
Mindanao ‘closer to peace’
The Manila Times / Posted 13 days ago
administration. The report, titled “The Philippines: Renewing Prospects for Peace in Mindanao,” was published by the International Crisis Group (ICG) and funded by the European Union (EU). It was a result of more than a year of research... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Euro Union warns of IS Mindanao expansionother self-described jihadist groups in Southern Mindanao. In a study cited by
Euro Union warns of IS Mindanao expansion
Manila Standard Today / Posted 13 days ago
other self-described jihadist groups in Southern Mindanao. In a study cited by Tim Johnson, Asia program director for the International Crisis Group, the EU also warned the Philippines that, after watching at least three other peace talks, the... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Guarded optimismThe International Crisis Group is upbeat on the peace process in Mindanao but c
Guarded optimism
Manila Bulletin / Posted 14 days ago
The International Crisis Group is upbeat on the peace process in Mindanao but cautioned President Rodrigo Duterte that the progress in the talks gained in the past six years is still fragile. Photo shows soldiers stationed in Jolo, Sulu, waiting for... Read more
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New Kerala
Su Kyi to discuss peace process, Myitsone dam in Beijing - newkerala.com #106164a post created especially for her which is equivalent to that of the leader of
Su Kyi to discuss peace process, Myitsone dam in Beijing - newkerala.com #106164
New Kerala / Posted 14 days ago
a post created especially for her which is equivalent to that of the leader of the government. According to the International Crisis Group, Myanmar's toughest challenge right now is to balance its political and economic relations... Read more
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asianage
Know why Ukraine thinks Russia's Vladimir Putin is planning a warMinsk agreement, and has sought to put the onus for the lack of progress on Ukr
Know why Ukraine thinks Russia's Vladimir Putin is planning a war
asianage / Posted 14 days ago
Minsk agreement, and has sought to put the onus for the lack of progress on Ukraine," Paul Quinn-Judge, a senior adviser at International Crisis Group, wrote in a commentary. "The agreement...is highly disadvantageous for Ukraine. Some key clauses,... Read more
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Reuters
Putin hints at war in Ukraine but may be seeking diplomatic edgeMinsk agreement, and has sought to put the onus for the lack of progress on Ukr
Putin hints at war in Ukraine but may be seeking diplomatic edge
Reuters / Posted 14 days ago
Minsk agreement, and has sought to put the onus for the lack of progress on Ukraine," Paul Quinn-Judge, a senior adviser at International Crisis Group, wrote in a commentary. "The agreement...is highly disadvantageous for Ukraine. Some key clauses,... Read more
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Swissinfo
Putin hints at war in Ukraine but may be seeking diplomatic edgeMinsk agreement, and has sought to put the onus for the lack of progress on Ukr
Putin hints at war in Ukraine but may be seeking diplomatic edge
Swissinfo / Posted 14 days ago
Minsk agreement, and has sought to put the onus for the lack of progress on Ukraine," Paul Quinn-Judge, a senior adviser at International Crisis Group, wrote in a commentary. "The agreement...is highly disadvantageous for Ukraine. Some key clauses,... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Putin hints at war in Ukraine but may be seeking diplomatic edgeMinsk agreement, and has sought to put the onus for the lack of progress on Ukr
Putin hints at war in Ukraine but may be seeking diplomatic edge
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 14 days ago
Minsk agreement, and has sought to put the onus for the lack of progress on Ukraine," Paul Quinn-Judge, a senior adviser at International Crisis Group, wrote in a commentary. "The agreement...is highly disadvantageous for Ukraine. Some key clauses,... Read more
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The Washington Times
Vladimir Putin’s rumblings raise new fears of Ukraine conflictWestern European attention to the region. Paul Quinn-Judge, the senior Europe
Vladimir Putin’s rumblings raise new fears of Ukraine conflict
The Washington Times / Posted 15 days ago
Western European attention to the region. Paul Quinn-Judge, the senior Europe and Central Asia program adviser with the International Crisis Group, said it’s not clear whether Moscow’s latest outburst signals a push by officials around Mr. Putin... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Worldmargin. His term is due to end in January 2019, unless the opposition Democrati
World
Daily Maverick / Posted 19 days ago
margin. His term is due to end in January 2019, unless the opposition Democratic Unity (MUD) alliance can force a recall referendum this year – and win it. But does President Maduro really run the country? Commentary by INTERNATIONAL CRISIS... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Does Countering Violent Extremism Work?the most radical movements and look for opportunities to end violence, not lump
Does Countering Violent Extremism Work?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 days ago
the most radical movements and look for opportunities to end violence, not lump others in with them," says a report by the International Crisis Group on al-Qaeda and the Islamic State. CVE's definition problem is important. Is the goal to prevent... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Africarediscovering the courage to speak out as Zimbabwe’s much-vaunted reform proces
Africa
Daily Maverick / Posted 21 days ago
rediscovering the courage to speak out as Zimbabwe’s much-vaunted reform process is consumed by insincerity, slow-burn crisis, and infighting over the succession to 92-year-old President Robert Mugabe. By PIERS PIGOU for INTERNATIONAL CRISIS... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Wheels of justice grind slow for death row Australiana source of tension between Afghanistan's government and its western allies. C
Wheels of justice grind slow for death row Australian
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 22 days ago
a source of tension between Afghanistan's government and its western allies. Candace Rondeaux, a senior analyst with the International Crisis Group based in Afghanistan, says the wheels of Afghan justice can turn slowly. "The system is... Read more
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Daily Maverick
ICG: Museveni’s post-election politics – keeping a lid on Uganda’s oppositionthe future and increase the risk, one day, of more serious reactions. DM Magnu
ICG: Museveni’s post-election politics – keeping a lid on Uganda’s opposition
Daily Maverick / Posted 22 days ago
the future and increase the risk, one day, of more serious reactions. DM Magnus Taylor is the Horn of Africa analyst for International Crisis Group. Photo: A file photograph dated 21 February 2016 shows Ugandan opposition leader Kizza Besigye... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Worldor militia, or emigrate. Even amid the severe challenges the government and its
World
Daily Maverick / Posted 22 days ago
or militia, or emigrate. Even amid the severe challenges the government and its partners face, this generation must be prioritised, lest Iraq’s most important resource become a major security threat. Executive summary by INTERNATIONAL CRISIS... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Africathe opposition’s growing support. Its hard-fisted approach to the problem, alon
Africa
Daily Maverick / Posted 22 days ago
the opposition’s growing support. Its hard-fisted approach to the problem, alongside a stuttering economy and no foreseeable transition of power, is likely to see political pressure continue to grow. By Magnus Taylor for INTERNATIONAL CRISIS... Read more
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CBC.ca
Ottawa warns Burundi after Quebec City speech downplays human rights abusesits ethnic Hutu and Tutsi communities against each other. The previous conflict
Ottawa warns Burundi after Quebec City speech downplays human rights abuses
CBC.ca / Posted 23 days ago
its ethnic Hutu and Tutsi communities against each other. The previous conflict claimed an estimated 300,000 lives. The International Crisis Group has maintained that while the current conflict in Burundi is essentially political, the current... Read more
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Daily Maverick
ICG: Slow-motion Coup in Venezuela?First published by International Crisis Group In recent weeks Nicolás Maduro a
ICG: Slow-motion Coup in Venezuela?
Daily Maverick / Posted 23 days ago
First published by International Crisis Group In recent weeks Nicolás Maduro appears to have taken a back seat to Venezuela’s top general, defence minister Vladimir Padrino López, who also – unusually – holds the post of operational commander of the... Read more
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iol.co.za
Mugabe steers sinking ship further onto rocksthe talk” toward a more inclusive, transparent and accountable process. Pigou
Mugabe steers sinking ship further onto rocks
iol.co.za / Posted 24 days ago
the talk” toward a more inclusive, transparent and accountable process. Pigou is senior consultant for Southern Africa at the International Crisis Group (www.crisisgroup.org). The views expressed here are not necessarily those of Independent Me... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Nigeria's not yet ready to make 'a devil's bargain'drivers of instability in the region such as poverty, corruption, and the proli
Nigeria's not yet ready to make 'a devil's bargain'
Stamford Advocate / Posted 25 days ago
drivers of instability in the region such as poverty, corruption, and the proliferation of weapons. Plus, according to the International Crisis Group, only 151 of the 15,451 graduates from the training programs found jobs with "credible... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Nigeria's not yet ready to make 'a devil's bargain'drivers of instability in the region such as poverty, corruption, and the proli
Nigeria's not yet ready to make 'a devil's bargain'
Connecticut Post / Posted 25 days ago
drivers of instability in the region such as poverty, corruption, and the proliferation of weapons. Plus, according to the International Crisis Group, only 151 of the 15,451 graduates from the training programs found jobs with "credible... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Nigeria's not yet ready to make 'a devil's bargain'drivers of instability in the region such as poverty, corruption, and the proli
Nigeria's not yet ready to make 'a devil's bargain'
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 25 days ago
drivers of instability in the region such as poverty, corruption, and the proliferation of weapons. Plus, according to the International Crisis Group, only 151 of the 15,451 graduates from the training programs found jobs with "credible... Read more
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ABC News
Rampant Shortages Leave Venezuela in Shamblesconditions that were in place before Maduro took office in 2013, such as debt a
Rampant Shortages Leave Venezuela in Shambles
ABC News / Posted 25 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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Daily Maverick
WorldAmericans fleeing endemic poverty combined with epidemic violence. Stepped up e
World
Daily Maverick / Posted 26 days ago
Americans fleeing endemic poverty combined with epidemic violence. Stepped up enforcement has diverted undocumented migration into more costly, circuitous and dangerous channels. Executive summary and recommendations by INTERNATIONAL CRISIS... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Is Peacebuilding Failing in Africa?out how to preserve peace and to build peace. That period of rethinking continu
Is Peacebuilding Failing in Africa?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 29 days ago
out how to preserve peace and to build peace. That period of rethinking continues today. Ero directs the Africa program at International Crisis Group, a 21-year-old conflict prevention organization. She paused as a passing airplane made it... Read more
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Daily Maverick
ICG: Zimbabwe’s threadbare theatre of reformFirst published by International Crisis Group. Complementing growing oppositio
ICG: Zimbabwe’s threadbare theatre of reform
Daily Maverick / Posted 30 days ago
First published by International Crisis Group. Complementing growing opposition activity in Zimbabwe, recent weeks have seen a rash of spirited and well organised protest campaigns, most notably #Tajamuka and #ThisFlag, and a widely observed... Read more
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Calcutta News
Former Australian foreign minister highly critical of Rudd decisiongeneral of Australia and spent nine years after he retired from the government
Former Australian foreign minister highly critical of Rudd decision
Calcutta News / Posted 1 months ago
general of Australia and spent nine years after he retired from the government as president and CEO of the Brussels-based International Crisis Group, an independent global conflict prevention and resolution organisation knows his way around the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
South Africa Has a Role to Play in ZimbabweMotsamai, senior researcher at the Institute for Security Studies. Piers Pigou
South Africa Has a Role to Play in Zimbabwe
AllAfrica.com / Posted 1 months ago
Motsamai, senior researcher at the Institute for Security Studies. Piers Pigou, Southern Africa senior consultant for the International Crisis Group, commented: "South Africa, in concert with international creditors should support Zimbabwe, but on... Read more
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Daily Maverick
ICG: Easy Prey – Criminal Violence and Central American MigrationFirst published by International Crisis Group Criminal gangs and the corrupt o
ICG: Easy Prey – Criminal Violence and Central American Migration
Daily Maverick / Posted 1 months ago
First published by International Crisis Group Criminal gangs and the corrupt officials who enable them are the beneficiaries of a policy that forces desperate people to pay increasing sums to avoid detention, extortion or kidnapping. Beefed-up... Read more

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