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Is Algeria's dialogue initiative for Libya still viable?

TUNIS, Tunisia — The focus of some Libyans and others interested in Libyan affairs turned toward Algeria in September, when the government announced its intention to host a dialogue in late October among Libya’s warring parties. October passed, however, without the dialogue taking place. Libya’s fate became even murkier on …

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Saving Libya, Again

HANOVER, N.H. — The 11 special envoys who met in Paris late last month to discuss the crisis in Libya issued a final communiqué with predictably anodyne recommendations: support for the formal government, suggestions for making it more inclusive, a call for the militias to withdraw and a proposal that …

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The “T Zone” – where all Zawia is committed to the fight

Libyan military operations are all about Kikla and Benghazi front-lines. However, the future of Libya could be decided in the so-called T Zone, 80 kilometres north-east of Zintan and 50 kilometres south of Zawia. It was retaken last week by Zawia brigades, which support Libyan Dawn. Zawia’s fighters, civilians, businessmen …

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The West is silent as Libya falls into the abyss

Remember the time when Libya was being held up by the American, British, French and Qatari governments as a striking example of benign and successful foreign intervention? It is worth looking again at film of David Cameron grandstanding as liberator in Benghazi in September 2011 as he applauds the overthrow …

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