Libya Tribune

Opinions

Hifter and the false narrative of...

By Emadeddin Badi Khalifa Hifter has managed to garner outside support by appealing to foreign states’ desire for a stable Libya, but this rogue former general and would-be authoritarian has proven a troublesome proxy.

What’s behind strained relations between...

By George Mikhail Libyan Foreign Minister Fathi Bashagha with the internationally recognized Government of National Accord (GNA) rejected on Aug. 23 in an interview with the German News Agency the Egyptian regime’s support for the...

Libya and the legacy of a unique tyranny

By Amr Salahi Fifty years after his coup against King Idris I of Libya, Gaddafi’s legacy, his erratic theories, and his destruction of the Libyan state institutions still haunt Libya.

Could solar power be the answer to...

By Austin Bodetti Political violence has led to frequent blackouts, forcing the country’s residents to innovate. To meet the ever-increasing demands of energy consumption, a growing number of Libyans have adopted solar power.

Tunisia Could Help Enforce Libya’s Arms...

By Keith Jones In 2020, when Tunisia begins its two-year term as non-permanent member of the Security Council, the country will have the biggest opportunity to influence international affairs since becoming a democracy in 2011.

The significance of drones in the Libyan...

By Paul Iddon Since the current conflict in Libya between the Libyan National Army (LNA) and the Government of National Accord (GNA) began with the former’s siege on Tripoli in April airpower has played a very significant role in the war...

Saving Lives in Libya’s Nightmarish War

By Frederic Wehrey & Megan Doherty Summary: With diplomacy failing and a battlefield stalemate in Libya, the United States must act to protect Libyan civilians from humanitarian disaster.

Sudan’s revolutionaries must remove...

By Ali A. Ali All possible outcomes of the Sudanese revolution are violent except surrender, or the kind of compromise that kicks the can down the road and postpones resolving the real issues.

In Tripoli

By Frederic Wehrey In 1911, over a swathe of small farms south of Tripoli, an Italian aviator named Giulio Gavotti leaned out of his biplane and threw a small bomb onto Turkish soldiers below.

Benghazi’s Reconstruction: Memory...

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.