Libya Tribune

Pentagon sees IS resurgence in Libya amid...

By Jack Detsch The Donald Trump administration is seeing a “small” resurgence in the Islamic State’s numbers in Libya since strongman Khalifa Hifter began a bloody march on the capital Tripoli more than two months ago, the Pentagon’s...

2019 Trafficking in Persons Report: Libya (1)

Special Case (Libya) Libya is a Special Case for the fourth consecutive year. The Libyan Government of National Accord (GNA) struggled to govern large swaths of Libyan territory, as it did not exercise control in several parts of the country.

Social Media and Conflict in Libya (1)

A Lexicon of Hate Speech Terms Libya has been identified as a priority country for this work given the unstable security situation and the extensive fragmentation in the country in the years since the overthrow of Gaddafi, all of which has been...

Hafter attempts to market his justification...

By Sami Zaptia. In a long and exclusive interview with the eastern-based The Libyan Address Journal, Khalifa Hafter, commander of the mainly eastern-based Libyan National Army (LNA), put forward his vision for Libya and repeated his motivation...

Who is setting the Middle East on fire?

By Adel Suleiman The Middle East is in so much disorder that chaos barely disappears in one place before it reappears in another. It is as if a hidden fiendish hand is controlling the destruction. Furthermore, it so happens that the flames only...

Who is responsible for the Libyan chaos?

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.

KINGDOM OF MILITIAS (6)

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.