Ret. Col. Wes Martin The United States and Western Europe have never had a proper understanding on working with the people of Libya.
By Mattew Davis Most of us can’t imagine wanting absolute control over a nation or feeling compelled to commit mass murders...Read More
By Michael Rummel The Libyan civil war has found a new battlefield: the halls of Washington. The eight-year conflict shows...Read More
3 myths about the past and a new constitution By Carmen Gehaa & Frédéric Volpib Libya’s 2011 revolution enabled ordinary citizens and an emerging civil society to voice their demands on a variety of key issues including Libya’s new...
By Orla Guerin For almost a decade the Libyan capital, Tripoli, has seen a kaleidoscope of conflict.
By Pinaki Roy A survivor of the Mediterranean tragedy in May narrates how manpower brokers treated fortune seekers in Libya, and the horrific experiences of his trip to Europe.
By Kim Sengupta Hundreds Libyan have been killed and tens of thousands displaced in the last six months.
By Saleh Sarar Tripoli’s just under two million residents used to fondly refer to their city as the bridal pearl of the Mediterranean Sea, thanks to its cultured serenity and quiet, a metaphor which they still nostalgically cling on to.
By Michael O’Hanlon & Federica Saint Fasanotti While world leaders remain confused and divided and, most of all, usually indifferent over the future of Libya, its municipal leaders point the way forward.
By Ellen Burney In June, a German sea captain was arrested for defying the orders of Italian authorities and rescuing Libyan refugees from a dinghy by sailing them to safety.
By Sebastian Rees On September 9, Libya’s internationally recognised Government of National Accord (GNA) carried out a series of targeted air strikes on forces aligned with Khalifa Haftar’s Libyan National Army (LNA).
By Marily Sasota Gayeta War dramatically changed my students’ lives. I had witnessed how carefree teenagers became socially involved citizens.
By Michael O’Hanlon Washington must pressure Gen. Khalifa Hiftar to pull back forces from Tripoli and make clear what is obvious on the ground: this conflict will not be won on the battlefield.
By Saddek Elkaber In times of conflict, a central bank can play a unifying role. This is what is happening in Libya.
By Josh Rogin Whatever you think of President Barack Obama’s decision to militarily intervene in Libya in 2011, the fact is that the United States has a responsibility in making sure that country has the best possible chance of achieving...
By Sami Zaptia The Tripoli-based Audit Bureau of Libya revealed yesterday that its committee, formed to investigate the causes of Libya’s acute power cuts that have been plaguing the country since the 2011 revolution, will present its final...
By Jason Pack Largely overlooked in international policymaking toward Libya’s current conflict is the role of corruption as a key driver of violence, as opposed to merely its byproduct.
On September 19, the Brookings Institution held an event on the state of affairs in Libya. Questions from the audience followed the panelists’ conversation.
By Nadine Dahan & Ahmed Gatnash Many more would have died had Gaddafi stayed in power – the problem is that action has not been followed by proper planning.
By Karim Mezran One of the unfortunate consequences of Libya’s crisis is that the main players with decision-making power in Libya’s conflict are the regional and international powers involved in the crisis.