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Indonesia's Police: The Problem of Deadly Force

Thursday, 20 June 2013, 2:57 pm | International Crisis Group

My four year-old daughter recently came home from her Jakarta kindergarten with a story about a visit to the school from the head of our local police station. 'If there is a robber and he's running away, the policeman will pull out his gun, fire ... More >>

Indonesia: Hope and Hard Reality in Papua

Tuesday, 23 August 2011, 3:22 pm | International Crisis Group

Indonesia: Hope and Hard Reality in Papua, the latest briefing from the International Crisis Group, juxtaposes the vision of a peaceful Papua produced by a conference in Jayapura in July with the reality of conflict in Puncak Jaya, one of the most ... More >>

Indonesia: Debate Over a New Intelligence Bill

Thursday, 14 July 2011, 3:45 pm | International Crisis Group

Indonesia should put the passage of a controversial intelligence bill on hold until there is a more comprehensive assessment of its security needs. Indonesia: Debate Over a New Intelligence Bill, the latest briefing from the International Crisis Group, ... More >>

ICC Prosecution: Opportunities And Risks For Sudan

Tuesday, 15 July 2008, 12:51 am | International Crisis Group

Today's application by the Prosecutor of the ICC for a warrant of arrest for Sudanese President Omar Bashir for genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes committed in Darfur creates both big opportunities and big risks for peace in Sudan. More >>

Pakistani Opposition Leader Bhutto's Assassination

Saturday, 29 December 2007, 5:21 am | International Crisis Group

"Our condolences go to her family and to the people of Pakistan. Since the 1980s, she had been a vital and often under-estimated political force. Prospects for democracy and stability in Pakistan are much dimmer without her." More >>

Inside Gaza: The Challenge Of Clans And Families

Friday, 21 December 2007, 4:42 am | International Crisis Group

"Clans and families provide sustenance, protection, power and patronage and have shown the capacity to resist central authority whenever cornered and seek revenge when nursing grievances." More >>

Niger Delta: Fuelling the Crisis

Friday, 29 September 2006, 3:18 am | International Crisis Group

Dakar/Brussels: Militant groups in the Niger Delta are proliferating, and the country’s security situation will degenerate further unless President Obasanjo and his administration urgently address the region’s grievances. More >>

Towards a Comprehensive Settlement of Arab-Israeli

Tuesday, 26 September 2006, 2:55 am | International Crisis Group

New York: The International Crisis Group today launched a new global advocacy initiative designed to generate new political momentum for a comprehensive settlement of the Arab-Israeli conflict. Major funding support for the initiative — to cost around ... More >>

Darfur’s Fragile Peace Agreement

Thursday, 22 June 2006, 6:31 pm | International Crisis Group

Nairobi/Brussels: The Darfur Peace Agreement has little chance of bringing any stability to the region unless the parties comply strictly and the international community acts decisively to support the peacekeeping mission. More >>

Ending Northern Uganda’s Crisis

Thursday, 12 January 2006, 3:52 pm | International Crisis Group

Kampala/Brussels, 11 January 2006: Only a comprehensive international strategy will halt the brutal insurgency of the Lord’s Resistance Army in Uganda. More >>

Bolivia at the Crossroads: The December Elections

Friday, 9 December 2005, 1:51 pm | International Crisis Group

Bogotá/Brussels: After the fall of two presidents in as many years, and intensifying social protest, Bolivia is verging on national disintegration. Unless the 18 December elections produce a new government committed to major reforms and national reconciliation, ... More >>

Montenegro’s Independence Drive

Friday, 9 December 2005, 1:49 pm | International Crisis Group

Belgrade/Podgorica/Brussels: Allowing Montenegrins to decide their future in 2006 free of outside pressure from the European Union and Belgrade will enhance, not undermine, the region’s stability. More >>

Lebanon: Managing the Gathering Storm

Wednesday, 7 December 2005, 3:20 pm | International Crisis Group

Amman/Brussels: The international community must put aside its own agendas and take steps to sustain Lebanon’s fragile stability if the country is not to fall victim to deepening communal divisions or increased regional volatility. More >>

Nepal’s New Alliance: Mainstream Parties & Maoists

Thursday, 1 December 2005, 3:28 pm | International Crisis Group

The agreement between Nepal’s mainstream parties and the Maoists has created a new dynamic which could restart the peace process. However, it has not resolved crucial differences and will face many challenges in implementation. More >>

Rebuilding the Afghan State: The EU’s Role

Thursday, 1 December 2005, 3:26 pm | International Crisis Group

As a key contributor to the rebuilding of Afghanistan, the EU should produce a more cohesive policy and deliver more effective action. More >>

EU Visas ghettoise the Western Balkans

Thursday, 1 December 2005, 3:21 pm | International Crisis Group

EU visa policy towards the Western Balkans contributes to the ghettoisation of the region and undermines Balkan efforts for reform and stability. More >>

Tenth Anniversary of War in Bosnia-Herzegovina

Monday, 10 October 2005, 9:44 pm | International Crisis Group

The saddest thing about the tenth anniversary of the end of the war in Bosnia-Herzegovina is that it is taking place as late as 2005. During the three and a half years of the conflict, the international community's lack of political will meant that many ... More >>

Unifying Darfur's Rebels: A Prerequisite for Peace

Monday, 10 October 2005, 9:42 pm | International Crisis Group

The Darfur conflict will continue until the main rebel groups mend internal divisions and present a unified front at the negotiating table. More >>

CrisisWatch N°26, 1 October 2005

Monday, 3 October 2005, 9:31 pm | International Crisis Group

Six conflict situations around the world deteriorated in September 2005, according to the new issue of CrisisWatch,* released today. Iraq is heading toward de facto partition and full-scale civil war. Daily violence intensified in southern Thailand. ... More >>

Nepal: Beyond Royal Rule

Monday, 19 September 2005, 8:48 pm | International Crisis Group

Kathmandu/Brussels, 15 September 2005: The unilateral ceasefire announced by the Maoists could lead to resolution of Nepal's worsening civil war, but only if the international community changes its approach, especially towards the monarchy. More >>





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