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LIBYA’S COMING FOREVER WAR (2)

Why Backing One Militia Against Another is Not the Solution By Fredric Wehrey & Emadeddin Badi On April 15, President Donald Trump telephoned Libyan militia commander Khalifa Haftar and praised his Libyan National Army’s offensive...

LIBYA’S COMING FOREVER WAR (1)

Why Backing One Militia Against Another is Not the Solution By Fredric Wehrey & Emadeddin Badi On April 15, President Donald Trump telephoned Libyan militia commander Khalifa Haftar and praised his Libyan National Army’s offensive...

Libyan Lost Treasure

By Hannes Munzinger & Frederik Obermaier Where is Gaddafi’s money? Rebels pulled the Libyan dictator from a sewage pipe near his hometown of Sirte on October 20, 2011.

Peace and Justice in Libya’s Transition (2)

By Noha Aboueldahab Neither peace nor justice has emerged in Libya in the decade following the anti-Gaddafi uprising. However, justice is a broad policy area that is integral to elections, constitution-building, stability, security, and...

General Haftar Attacks Tripoli

Regional Gambles and Field Realities Retired Libyan general Khalifa Haftar launched a new military operation on the night of 4 April 2019, with the aim of taking control of Tripoli.

Libya, Militias, Divisions, and the Way...

By Barah Mikail There is no simple solution to Libya’s problems: institutional divisions prevail within a general context of political void, while the absence of a strong army is fueling the rule of militias.

Libya’s Fate Remains Beholden to a Crude...

By Tarek Megerisi When Khalifa Haftar, the leader of the self-declared Libyan National Army, released an audio message announcing his offensive on Libya’s capital, Tripoli, on April 4, he likely expected things to go very differently.

Libya, Militias, Divisions, and the Way...

By Barah Mikail There is no simple solution to Libya’s problems: institutional divisions prevail within a general context of political void, while the absence of a strong army is fueling the rule of militias.

Libya, Militias, Divisions, and the Way...

By Barah Mikail There is no simple solution to Libya’s problems: institutional divisions prevail within a general context of political void, while the absence of a strong army is fueling the rule of militias.

Addressing the Rise of Libya’s...

Adherents of a Salafi school, the Madkhalis, are gaining prominence on both sides of Libya’s divide, causing concerns about puritanical agendas imposed through military and religious institutions.

Adapting to the New Libya

By Tarek Megerisi Libya’s escalating war is changing political realities, necessitating a new framework for conflict resolution and power sharing.