Category: Research, Analysis and Reflections

Libya: Transition and U.S. Policy

Christopher M. Blanchard Specialist in Middle Eastern Affairs, March 29, 2017 Summary Libya’s political transition has been disrupted by armed nonstate groups and threatened by the indecision and infighting of in ...

After ISIS: How to Win the Peace in Iraq and Libya

By Hayder al-Khoei & Ellie Geranmayeh & Mattia Toaldo 04th January, 2017   SUMMARY ISIS has suffered significant setbacks in both Iraq and Libya with the battles for Mosul and Sirte representing pot ...

The Case for Wider US Engagement in Libya

By Karim Mezaran   As the situation on the ground in Libya continues to deteriorate, many fear a complete descent into chaos. The successful operation against the Islamic State (ISIS or ISIL) in Sirte—formal ...

Shift in US Policy Towards Libya?

BY KARIM MEZRAN, Atlantic Council December 5, 2016   Libyan General Khalifa Haftar, chief of the army loyal to the internationally recognized government, speaks during a news conference in Amman, Jordan Au ...

Libya: A great potential to be recovered.

 By Sullivan’s Paul. July 27, 2016 Not only hydrocarbons, but also tourism and mineral resources could transform the North African country into a flourishing economy if only a climate of economic, political and soci ...

Libyan Unity Government Efforts Need International Support

 
By David Mack | Jan 25, 2016

The international community is getting ready to put major assets behind Libyan efforts to restore their country’s official unity under a Government of National Accord (GNA). During recent weeks, statements from the United Nations, major European governments and the United States suggest that planning and coordination are underway to shore up the unity government.

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