By Jesselyn Cook Amnesty International accuses European governments of complicity in Libya’s corrupt system.
By Tim Eaton Protracted negotiations over the formation of an interim government risk derailing the UN action plan.Read More
By Jamal Jawhar United Nations special envoy Ghassan Salamé said that Libya is expected to hold parliamentary and presidential...Read More
By Joe Penney On Nov. 17, CNN broadcast a video showing traders buying and selling migrants from West Africa for a few hundred dollars in a Libyan marketplace.
By Dr. Martin Lemberg-Pedersen In 2015, the political meltdown that defined the European response to the global refugee crises, laid bare dilemmas long in the making.
By Sophia Akram European leaders have prioritised halting the flow of migrants to Europe and have pushed thousands into the hands of slave traffickers. The outrage now expressed is hollow. Now action is needed.
By Stephanie Kirchgaessner The military contractor and Trump ally Erik Prince, who has faced scrutiny for his human rights record, has a ‘humane’ proposal to try to stop the flow of migrants.
Libya has reached a deal with European and African leaders to allow the emergency repatriation of refugees and migrants facing abuse in detention camps in the North African country.
By Alison Pargeter How to resolve the conflict in Libya remains one of the most difficult and important questions facing policy-makers today. Given the complex attitudes towards foreign interventions on the ground, we need a clear strategy...
By Robert Springborg In his 1955 book, “The Philosophy of the Revolution”, Gamal Abdel Nasser, drawing upon Luigi Pirandello’s “Six Personalities in Search of an Author”, implied that he should fill the vacant...
By Inna Lazareva African migrants using Libya as a jumping-off point to a better life in Europe are being sold into slavery, while traffickers pose as professionals such as guards, policemen and taxi drivers.
By Rhiannon Smith The hope is that the UN political process will provide a route out of this stalemate.
By Arnaud Delalande After local forces booted the Libyan branch of Islamic State from Sirte and Benghazi in 2016 and 2017, the terror group reorganized and launched counterattacks targeting both the Libyan National Army and that regime’s...
By Ted Galen Carpenter When the Obama administration led a 2011 NATO military intervention on behalf of rebels seeking to overthrow Libyan dictator Muammar el-Qaddafi, there was considerable optimism that the move would produce a much better...
By Matthew Vella Libyan-Maltese crime syndicate bolstered by Gatrani’s letter saying smuggling kingpin Fahmi Slim’s fuel operation was bona fide.
By Jean-Pierre Sereni While European economies appear to have weathered the storm, dark forecasts for the Arab world persist.
By Jamille Bigio As families work tirelessly to increase their income, and nations drive ever harder to spur economic growth, it can be easy to overlook the fact that the secret to growth may be hidden in plain sight. Saudi Arabia realized...
By Alison Pargeter Given the complex attitudes towards foreign interventions in Libya, we need a clear strategy that stands up to local, regional, and international scrutiny.
By Mat Nashed A crack down on comic books and video games has pushed militias and civil society farther away from each other, prompting the youth to think about fleeing the country.
By Chris Stephan Violence and political disputes are preventing Libya’s oil production settling back to pre-conflict levels.