Oil discoveries can be a curse in countries with sectarian fault lines and a weak rule of law.
One must look beyond Islamic State for the real causes of radicalization in Tunisia. Only then will we have the proper tools to stomp out terrorism.
Debt is growing faster than productivity in economies worldwide, restricting options for policymakers and increasing the likelihood of another financial crisis.
A list of what’s still pumping and what’s not in Libya’s war-torn energy industry, complete with map.
Islamic State is taking advantage of Toureg and Toubou clashes in southern Libya as another UN-mediated attempt at national unity unravels.
If Mokhtar Belmokhtar is confirmed to have been killed by a US airstrike over the weekend, it would remove an obstacle keeping the al-Mourabitoun from pledging its allegiance to Islamic State.
Around 200 Islamic State fighters have pushed the remaining Libya Dawn-aligned Misrata militiamen out of Sirte, consolidating their hold on the hometown of former dictator General Gaddafi.
It can and will get worse if Europe and its international partners choose to stand idle, because there can be no long-lasting stability in North Africa unless Libya is brought under control.
A group-by-group breakdown of Libya Dawn and Operation Dignity, the two rival visions fueling the Libyan civil war.
A look at which fields are still pumping oil in Africa’s energy powerhouse turned failed state.