In this first episode of “Rewind: The Impact of Conflict Prevention”, our Iran Project Director Ali Vaez gives a glimpse into what Crisis Group’s analysts actually do. He explains what Crisis Group’s contribution to the Iran nuclear deal looked like, and discusses how he has been striving to help keep it alive following the United States’ withdrawal.
Episode 2: Claudia Gazzini, Libya
In the second episode of “Rewind: The Impact of Conflict Prevention”, our Consulting Senior Analyst on Libya, Claudia Gazzini, gives a glimpse into what Crisis Group’s analysts actually do. She describes how she attempted to help bridge the gap between east and western Libya, and how this work led to a change in the conversation around negotiations for a unity government.
Episode 3: Olesya Vartanyan, Georgia
In the third episode of “Rewind: The Impact of Conflict Prevention”, Olesya Vartanyan, Crisis Group’s Senior Analyst for the South Caucasus, takes us back to her travels to Abkhazia, one of two breakaway regions in Georgia. She discusses her efforts to find an «entry point» that would help the two sides form closer ties and, as a result, hopefully decrease the likelihood of future conflict.
Episode 4: Richard Horsey, Myanmar
In the fourth and final episode of “Rewind: The Impact of Conflict Prevention”, Richard Horsey, Crisis Group’s Senior Adviser for Myanmar, speaks about the time he spent in Rakhine State, where growing violence against the Rohingya Muslim community was taking a dangerous turn. This episode delves into some of the obstacles to conflict prevention, and why continuing to sound the alarm is so important.
What does preventing conflict actually look like? In our new video series, Crisis Group’s analysts recall their experiences and how their work warned about or helped to prevent crises.