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President Trump, don’t ignore Libya

President Trump, don’t ignore Libya

By Federica Saini Fasanotti Dear Mr. President, In your April 20 meeting with Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni, you discussed the extraordinary emergency facing not only Italy, but all of Europe—namely migratory flows on the scale of...

Negotiating Peace in Libya

Negotiating Peace in Libya

By Rachel Ansley In order to end the civil war in Libya, those competing for power must meet, negotiate, and establish a path to free and fair elections early in 2018, Jonathan Winer, a former US State Department special envoy for Libya...

A Novel Initiative to Establish Peace in Libya

A Novel Initiative to Establish Peace in...

By Dr. Awad Al-Baraasi This paper presents a novel initiative to establish peace in Libya named “Libya Peace Initiative”. This initiative will be addressed in detail throughout the following report.

​ Institutions not Factions

Institutions not Factions

By Frederic Wehrey and Caroline Zullo On February 15, the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace held a closed-door workshop on reforming Libya’s security sector with ten Libyan attendees from the western, southern, and eastern parts of...

Residents walk on sand dunes in the Libyan desert oasis town of Ghadames April 19, 2013. Ghadames, a small town of around 11,000 people that lies on Libya's western border with Algeria, was a key destination for tourists who came to Libya before its Arab Spring uprising. But since the 2011 war that ousted Muammar Gaddafi, the flow of foreign holiday makers has ground to halt, as precarious security still taints Libya's image abroad. Picture taken April 19, 2013.   REUTERS/Ismail Zitouny (LIBYA - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST TRAVEL SOCIETY) - RTXYVVV

Yes, Libya needs an international action...

By Federica Saini Fasanotti Earlier this week, two men in a black Toyota Cruiser attacked a motorcade carrying Libyan Prime Minister Fayez Serraj, the head of the State Council Abdulrahman Sewehli, and the head of the Presidential Guard Najmi...

​ The Possibilities of the Libyan War: Monopoly - War - Division - Negotiation

The Possibilities of the Libyan War:...

By Ismail Rashad I pointed out in the two previous articles to the roots of the conflict in Libya.The first article focused on the role played by the religion and social groups in the struggle for power in Libya, while the second article...

Libyans wave national flags as they gather at Martyrs' Square in the capital Tripoli on February 16, 2016 to attend the celebrations marking the fifth anniversary of the Libyan revolution which toppled strongman Moamer Kadhafi.
Five years after the death of dictator Moamer Kadhafi, many Libyans have lost hope of seeing the rule of law return to a divided country threatened by jihadist expansion. / AFP / MAHMUD TURKIA        (Photo credit should read MAHMUD TURKIA/AFP/Getty Images)

Constitutional Legitimacy: (1) A political...

The Return to Constitutional Legitimacy (RCL) presents a solution to resolve the crisis in Libya and move towards a democratic transition, under which the State of Libya can restore stability and security and become a democratic state in which...

Return to the Constitutional Legitimacy: Reclaiming the fundamental rights of the Libyan people

Return to the Constitutional Legitimacy:...

Despite all national, regional and international efforts to resolve the Libyan crisis, the political, economic and security situation is still far away from achieving a minimum level of stability.

The seeds of the next Arab Spring

The seeds of the next Arab Spring

By Kareem Chehayeb A new report suggests that Arab youth continue to be neglected – and that demographic shifts are incubating another political crisis.

The Short View: Libya in 2016

The Short View: Libya in 2016

By the Libya Experts Group The creation of a Government of National Accord in Libya has created a new and positive dynamic in the country’s politics – or at least that is what its local and international supporters argue. In the wake...

Vision

A vision for Libya: Aref Nayed details the...

By Libya Herald Staff Aref Nayed, currently Libyan ambassador in the UAE, played a major role in the 2011 revolution, ensuring international recognition for the National Transitional Council and that there was fuel, food and funding for the...

Vision 2019

Long-term Vision: Libya in 2019

By Michael Porter This vision was published in 2006 as a product of an unusual partnership between the Dictator and the Harvard Business School professor and competitiveness guru Michael E. Porter, with the help of Boston consultancy Monitor...

Libyan Vision 2020

Libya Vision 2020: A plan for transformative...

By: Libyan Institute for Advanced Studies The Need for Libya Vision 2020 Though some progress has been made on consolidating peace and security since the 17th of February Revolution, absence of effective policies, legal and institutional...