Tuesday , 15 October 2019
Home /

Blog Archives

Libya’s Dangerous Political Stalemate

Since mid-2014, when the ongoing low-level civil war erupted in Libya after the failure of the post-revolutionary political reconciliation process, the UN has vainly attempted to push competing Libyan factions toward a compromise. Different UN special envoys launched processes of reconciliation and accommodation that inevitably collided with a complex matrix …

Read More »

Can Germany succeed in tackling the Libya crisis?

Germany is to host an international meeting on Libya sometime before the end of October – some say before the end of the year. This is the latest attempt to find a solution to the conflict in the North African country that has been beset by unrest for almost nine …

Read More »

Can Germany stop Libya becoming the new Syria?

The international community’s approach to Libya has been the preserve of just a few countries for several years now – and they have little to show for it. So Germany’s recent entry into the fray is a potential game-changer: a United Nations international conference on Libya is set to take …

Read More »

Turkish drones in Libya are a strategic and family affair

A war of drones involving Turkey has escalated in Libya in recent weeks, as Khalifa Hifter’s Libyan National Army, backed by Egypt and the United Arab Emirates (UAE), continues to target Tripoli. While the appearance of Turkish drones in the war theater is an unequivocal sign of Ankara’s support for the …

Read More »