By Edward Hunt The Kurds and the Misratan militias have seen U.S. support evaporate.
By Mustafa Fetouri Between May 2011 and today the United Nations has appointed six special representatives to Libya, from five...Read More
By Carla Bleiker The warring factions in Libya’s stalemated conflict don’t seem to be interested in a diplomatic solution.
In downtown Benghazi a few weeks ago, the historic Jumhouria Hospital witnessed the demolition of one of its damaged buildings, as part of the municipality’s attempt to begin reconstruction in the war-torn city’s central Al-Sabri district.
By Giorgio Cafiero For several reasons, Israel has joined various Arab powers to back a Haftar in Libya.
By Avijit Goel Arab lands hate a power vacuum. Most of them still seek fragile peace or a semblance of governance in the aftermath of the Arab Spring, which saw long established power structures being demolished.
By Emre Gönen It has almost become customary to start an article on Libya by saying, “once again the country is at war.” It is a fact that since 2011, the fall of Gadhafi, the dictator of the country, no central authority has been...
By Mustafa Dalaa The capture of strategic town Gharyan by government forces ends Haftar’s march to Tripoli.
By Ferhat Polat The latest territorial loss has put militia leader Khalifa Haftar in a weak position, and it is the right time for the international community to bring him to the negotiating table to help end the power struggle in Libya.
By Barah Mikail It will still be a long time before Libyans stop paying the price of a malicious international game that grapples with the inability of their leaders to look beyond their own interests.
Misplaced Optimism in Libya By Jacob McCarty Is the long-running civil war in Libya winding to a close? The Libyan National Army (LNA) and its larger-than-life leader, Gen. Khalifa Haftar, seem to think so.
It’s kind of a crazy scenario By Dan Friedman With one phone call in April, President Donald Trump undercut years of American diplomacy in Libya, leaving US policy toward the war-torn state uncertain.
Libya’s Second War of Post-Qadhafi Succession By Jason Pack In early April 2019, General Khalifa Haftar instructed the Libyan National Army (LNA) to take Tripoli by force, initiating Libya’s Second War of Post-Qadhafi Succession.
By Hassan Hassan Two years ago, the Trump administration started a new era in Middle Eastern cooperation. It’s been a disaster ever since.
By Ali Abdulaziz Issawi When the internationally-recognized Government of National Accord (GNA) was formed in Libya in December 2015, it was facing an enormous amount of work to restore the country’s social fabric and rebuild its devastated...
By Thomas Hill European interventions The regional proxy war being fought in Libya between Arab states is further complicated by the unhelpful intervention of several European states, including France and Italy.
By Frederic Wehrey This text is testimony given before the House of Representatives Foreign Affairs Committee.
By Thomas Hill U.S. interventions The United States has shown little interest in Libya since the Obama administration’s support for NATO military engagement.
By Gwynne Dyer The ‘mad dog of the Middle East’, as Ronald Reagan once called Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar, is on the brink of achieving his life’s ambition: becoming the dictator of Libya.