Libya Tribune

Analyses

Libya’s Civil War: Is the End in Sight...

By Ferhat Polat Today, Libya is fragmented and polarized, mired in instability and insecurity. As a result, Libya is lacking a unified, representative and legitimate government able to exercise authority throughout the country and hold a...

Libya’s Civil War: Is the End in Sight...

By Ferhat Polat Today, Libya is fragmented and polarized, mired in instability and insecurity. As a result, Libya is lacking a unified, representative and legitimate government able to exercise authority throughout the country and hold a...

Libya’s Civil War: Is the End in Sight...

By Ferhat Polat Today, Libya is fragmented and polarized, mired in instability and insecurity. As a result, Libya is lacking a unified, representative and legitimate government able to exercise authority throughout the country and hold a...

Libyan Dilemma and Egyptian National Security

By Omar Khalaf Why Egypt should rethink its plans, move away from the political schemes with Turkey, and return to the position of the mediating party to reach a settlement of the Libyan crisis?

Libya’s Nightmare Extends Far Beyond its...

By Tom Pollitt Libya’s internal crisis continues to devastate the country and the wider region. The resulting “migrant crisis” is really a moral crisis, as European governments that have contributed massively to Libya’s destruction...

Libya’s bloodshed will continue unless...

By Frederic Wehrey Support from the Emirates, Russia and the US is empowering the military strongman and worsening Libyans’ suffering. In Abu Grein, on Libya’s frontline, the militiamen’s scars read like a rollcall of the wars that have...

Europe’s weak hand in Libya

By Emadeddin Badi The Berlin summit failed to put pressure on states intervening in Libya. Instead, it risks to further internationalise the conflict.

Al-Sisi’s Support of Khalifa Haftar: Forms...

By Mahmoud Gamal Since Abdel-Fattah Al-Sisi came to power in Egypt after the military coup that he led against the first elected civilian president, Dr. Mohamed Morsi, on July 3, 2013, he has been working to change the doctrine of the Egyptian...

The Berlin Conference on Libya: Will...

By Jeffrey Feltman Berlin Conference on Libya, in explicitly excluding Libyan participation, violated the 2012 United Nations Guidance for Effective Mediation and its insistence on “inclusivity” and “national ownership” as fundamental...

Views from the capitals: The Libya...

European Council on Forign relations (ECFR)’s national offices explore whether the conference marks a fresh beginning for Europe’s engagement with war-torn Libya.