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UNSMIL Announces Libyan Political Dialogue to Resume this Week, Calls for Immediate Ceasefire

The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) announces that the next round of political dialogue will take place later this week in Morocco, after all the invited parties agreed to participate.

Libya’s arms pursuit illustrates geo-political alignments

Even as the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) rises further in Libya, looming ever closer to Southern Europe, there is a widening arms race to supply the various sides – Tripoli aka Libya Dawn and Tobruk aka Libya Dignity – from various corners of the region.

Libya: Getting Geneva Right

Libya’s deteriorating internal conflict may be nearing a dramatic turning point. Over six months of fighting between two parliaments, their respective governments and allied militias have led to the brink of all-out war. On the current trajectory, the most likely medium-term prospect is not one side’s triumph, but that rival …