TRIPOLI, Libya —Deepening divisions among Libya’s myriad armed groups are increasingly stirring conflict in the North African state. Now the United States and its allies are prepared to add a new force to the toxic mix.
Libya: National Security Council Looks At Situation in the Country and Latest Developments in Libya
Carthage — The national Security Council met on Thursday evening in Carthage palace, under the chairmanship of the president, the prime minister and the National Constituent Assembly (NCA) speaker to look at the situation in the country and the latest development in Libya, a presidency statement released on Wednesday reads.
Can Washington Help Avert Libya’s Downward Spiral?
The autonomy of militias and an inadequate security sector are threatening Libya’s stability and transition to democracy, warns Frederic Wehrey after returning from a trip to the country. In testimony before the Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on Near Eastern and South and Central Asian Affairs, Wehrey analyzed the worsening crisis …
NATO is responsible for Libya mess: Abayomi Azikiwe
Press TV has conducted an interview with Abayomi Azikiwe, Editor of Pan Africa News Wire from Detroit, about increased violence and clashes in Libya as security forces are deployed to Benghazi to engage in gun battles with rivals.
Libya PM warns of foreign intervention
Ali Zeidan appeals to Libyans that foreign powers may act unless chaos in Libya by militia ex-rebels halts.
Libya: Capture of Anas al Liby Exposes Weak Security Sector
Security Governance Group Research and Communications Intern Shannon Nash looks at the recent U.S. raid that led to the capture of wanted terrorist, Anas al Liby to analyze how the event reflects on Libya’s troubled security sector.
Security Council Report – November 2013 Monthly Forecast
In November, the Council will receive the semi-annual briefing by ICC Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda on recent developments concerning cases in Libya. The mandates of the UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) and the Panel of Experts (PoE) assisting the 1970 Libya Sanctions Committee expire on 14 March and 16 April …
Libyan FM on Border Security, Militias
Mohamed Abdulaziz: Libya seeking to restore control of border regions with regional and international assistance
David Ignatius: U.S. inattention to Libya breeds chaos
For a case study of why America’s influence has receded in the Middle East, consider the example of Libya. Some simple steps over the past two years might have limited the country’s descent toward anarchy. But Libya became so toxic after the Benghazi attack that the United States has been …
Foreign Lobbying in Libya Undermines Security, Says Member of European Parliament
Ana Gomes, MEP, says competition among European powers over business interests in Libya is undermining the country’s security