By Irfan Kaya Ulger EU’s new mission over Libya’s UN arms embargo aims to eliminate Turkey’s influence on Mediterranean.
By Ramy Allahoum Analysts say the two countries are worried the assault on the capital will fuel further instability in the region.
By Nebahat Tanriverdi Yasar Warlord Haftar speeding up military dispatch with support of UAE, Egypt, concentrating forces around Misrata, Tripoli.
By CJ Werleman An international agreement to address the international factors behind Libya’s woes has only succeeded in further normalizing North Africa’s worst war criminal, thus promising further bloodshed.
By Nathan Toronto Egypt has no choice but to hope that its short-term wagers in Libya pay off down the road.
Will Hifter escape the trap he set himself since the early days By Ashur Shamis Since Hifter took upon himself the goal to invade and control the city of Tripoli as a strategic military objective, Hifter has taken the first steps on an...
Conflict could send ripple effects across the southern Mediterranean region.
By Emadeddin Badi The Berlin summit failed to put pressure on states intervening in Libya. Instead, it risks to further internationalise the conflict.
By Tim Eaton A new effort to manage the economy, one that brings together both sides of the war with international partners, is an essential step forward.
By Emanuele Rossi The involvement of the United Arab Emirates in the crisis in Libya acts as a litmus test for Abu Dhabi’s strategic interests on the major dossiers regarding its future international location.
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...
By Ahmed Charai In the end, Trump may succeed in doing by diplomacy what Russia and Turkey cannot seem to do by war—bring unity and peace to Libya.
The Libyan conflict reflects various complex layers of hostility and antagonism, starting from intra-tribal and city clashes up to proxy wars encompassing various global and regional players.
By Andreas Kluth German Chancellor Angela Merkel can bask in a good news cycle as she steps on the stage at the World Economic Forum in Davos on Thursday.
By Fehim Tastekin Turkey’s Libya strategy seems to have produced many side effects with the situation on the ground rapidly escalating.
By Karim Mezran Throughout the continuously confusing Libyan crisis, the global community has consistently turned to its favorite tool to demonstrate progress towards a solution: an international conference.
By Ali Murat Alhas International organizations focused only on migration, European security which deepened conflict in Libya, expert says.
By Michael Young In an interview, Jalel Harchaoui (*) discusses the regional repercussions of the proxy war in North Africa.