By Talha Köse Libya’s urgent need is a strong stability, which is only possible with the elimination of spoilers like Haftar and his primary sponsor, the UAE.
By Saša Petricic Foreign powers, regional factions fight for control of Libya as west’s abandonment leaves power vacuum.Read More
By Mehmet Öğütçü Libya has been mired in violence between competing forces, militias, and jihadists since the toppling of former leader Muammar Gaddafi in 2011. UN efforts to broker peace have failed, so many external actors have entered...
By Basel Haj Jasem The course of events in Libya will be soon determined by the positions of Ankara and Moscow and a decision that will be made by Washington – which has yet to throw its weight on the power scales. The parties will definitely...
There is No Muslim Liberation Cause the UAE Will Not Sabotage By CJ Werleman When you piece all strands of the UAE’s foreign policy together, what you have is a Muslim-led country standing in firm opposition to Muslims who seek freedom from...
By Essam AbdelShafy In light of the developments that the Libyan crisis has witnessed since the early 2020 until now, and with an escalating debate about the Turkish role in the crisis, and the difference that such role can make in support of...
By Marc Pierini EU leaders must either decide to act jointly as the European Union or leave Libya’s future in the hands of Russia and Turkey—with dangerous consequences for NATO and for Europe’s security.
On June 25, 2020, Arab Center Washington DC (ACW) hosted a virtual briefing titled “The Way Forward in Libya: Assessing Regional and International Initiatives.”
By Tawfiq Rabahi Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi went to the border with Libya on Saturday to boost his army’s morale before sending them to fight against a foreign enemy. The visit was given a lot of media coverage.
By Yezid Sayigh The Egyptian military may intervene in neighboring Libya, but it likely wants to avoid a major confrontation.
By Thomas Trask & Jonathan Ruhe The United States must appoint a Special Envoy for the Eastern Mediterranean to devise a negotiated solution to the Libya conflict.
By David Mack The Libyan Government of National Accord (GNA) is at a crucial juncture. They have momentum on the ground, but they risk losing the chance to restore a unified Libya if they acquiesce to an Egyptian proposal for what amounts to a...
By Dobrin Yotov “Today we are facing – I’m not afraid to say – the” Syrianization “of Libya. We cannot imagine this situation continuing 200 kilometers off the coast of Europe! ”
By Emiliano Alessandri Coming on the heels of a string of military successes by the Turkey-backed Government of National Accord (GNA), the recent withdrawal of the Libyan National Army (LNA) from Tarhuna removed Gen. Khalifa Hifter’s last...
By Kirill Semenov As Moscow intensifies its involvement in the Libyan conflict, the US State Department is stepping up pressure against Russian destabilization.
By Khalil al-Anani Shifting dynamics on the ground could pressure Haftar into accepting the UN-backed Berlin peace plan.
By Ezel Sahinkaya Turkey and Libya further strengthened their bilateral ties on Thursday in a meeting between Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and the Tripoli-based Prime Minister Fayez al-Sarraj.
By Thomas M. Hill & Nate Wilson With little regard for Libya’s people, Turkey and Russia look to advance their respective interests.
Confused foreign policy contrasts with bold action on pandemic. The EU is in a muddle over Libya Confused foreign policy contrasts with bold action on pandemic.