Libya Tribune

Analyses

What Prospects for a Ceasefire in Libya?

By Claudia Gazzini On 19 January, Berlin will convene the main parties in Libya’s conflict. This comes in the wake of the Moscow meeting between Libya’s two main rival leaders that failed to produce a ceasefire. Libya expert Claudia Gazzini...

Turkey – Libya Relations: Economic and...

By Tankut Öztaş & Ferhat Polat The report will provide an analysis of the multilayered dynamics underpinning Turkish – Libyan relations from economic, political and security perspectives. .

Libya’s Last Hope: An International...

By Jason Pack This paper argues that peace in Libya can be achieved via a Libyan-led International Financial Commission empowered with the tools to compel transparency and reform Libya’s institutions and dysfunctional incentive...

The context of today’s Libyan crisis and...

By Karim Mezran & Emily Burchfield On April 4, 2019, troops led by Khalifa Haftar, a former general of Qaddafi who now contests the authority of the UN-sponsored Government of National Accord (GNA) seated in Tripoli, launched an attack...

Libya’s Last Hope: An International...

By Jason Pack This paper argues that peace in Libya can be achieved via a Libyan-led International Financial Commission empowered with the tools to compel transparency and reform Libya’s institutions and dysfunctional incentive...

Is Turkey Playing with Fire in Libya?

By Mustafa Gurbuz Turkey’s preparations to deploy troops in Libya to buttress the United Nations-supported Government of National Accord (GNA) against General Khalifa Haftar’s Libyan National Army (LNA) have sent shockwaves in all...

Turkey’s Growing Role in Libya: Motives...

On 2 January 2020, the Turkish Parliament approved a draft resolution to send troops to Libya in support of the internationally recognized Government of National Accord in Tripoli, permitting the Turkish government to initially determine the...

Libya’s Last Hope: An International...

By Jason Pack This paper argues that peace in Libya can be achieved via a Libyan-led International Financial Commission empowered with the tools to compel transparency and reform Libya’s institutions and dysfunctional incentive...

How to Stop Libya’s Collapse

Countering Warlords, Foreign Meddlers, and Economic Malaise By Frederic Wehrey & Jalel Harchaoui In April 2019, Khalifa Haftar, the militia commander whose forces control much of eastern Libya, began an assault on the capital, Tripoli, in...

Libya: The Death of Authoritarianism and the...

By Clotilde Asangna This essay offers a basic framework for analyzing Libyan democratization by looking at the deficit of a modern (post-modern) political transition élite and the potential of civil society. .

Libya: The Death of Authoritarianism and the...

By Clotilde Asangna This essay offers a basic framework for analyzing Libyan democratization by looking at the deficit of a modern (post-modern) political transition élite and the potential of civil society. .

Turkish MPs approve bill to send troops

By Jonathan Marcus Turkey’s parliament has passed a bill that will allow the government to deploy troops to Libya to intervene in the civil war. Turkish lawmakers passed the bill on Thursday, with 325 in favour to 184 against.

Libya: The Death of Authoritarianism and the...

By Clotilde Asangna This essay offers a basic framework for analyzing Libyan democratization by looking at the deficit of a modern (post-modern) political transition élite and the potential of civil society. .

Fleeing Home: Refugees and Human Trafficking

Global refugee flows are currently at the highest levels in history. While many refugees already face perilous journeys, harsh living conditions in camps, and discrimination in host countries, they are also at risk of a human rights violation...