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The countries of France, Germany, Italy, the United Kingdom and the United States of America have issued the following statement:

Libya is undergoing severe stresses as it strives to establish the foundations of a modern democratic state against challenges to its security, ongoing violence, and institutional weakness.  The current conflict over Tripoli International Airport is further increasing division and mistrust among Libyans and undermining efforts to establish security and institutional …

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Foreign Affairs Minister Urges 15-Member Body To Take Situation Seriously ‘before It Is Too Late’

Fighting between rival brigades in Libya’s capital and airport represented a sharp escalation that had forced withdrawal of United Nations staff and was threatening the country’s political transition, the world Organization’s top envoy to the country told the Security Council this morning.

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The Arab War(s) on Terror

Barack Obama recently declared it is the Arabs’ job to stop the terrorist-related violence gripping their region. So, despite numerous problems, just what are Arab states doing to stamp out this phenomenon, both collectively and individually? Today, Florence Gaub and Patryk Pawlak take a look.

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Why elections won’t save Libya

On June 25, Libyans went to the polls to elect a new 200-seat Council of Deputies that would replace the General National Congress. Three years after Libya’s revolution overthrew Muammar Gaddafi’s regime, the country’s security continues to deteriorate, and its economy has been crippled by endless protests at its oil …

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