Libya Unrest

Haftar Offensive Grinds to a Halt in Tripoli Outskirts

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General Haftar’s forces are stalled in the southern suburbs of Tripoli, and despite impressive early gains for the LNA on the battlefield, the long game favors the UN-recognized GNA in Tripoli owing to economic factors.

Battle of Tripoli

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Zac and Nick discuss General Haftar's offensive on Tripoli and what it means for Libya's protracted civil war.

Backgrounder: The Battle of Tripoli (2019)

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Tired of a fractured and divided Libya, some foreign backers are throwing their support against the one candidate who they believe can unite the country. Yet General Haftar might have overplayed his hand in the LNA’s ongoing assault on Tripoli.

Libya: Haftar Makes His Move on Tripoli

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What’s behind General Haftar’s new military offensive in Libya?

Libyan Elections: Are the Abu Dhabi Meetings a Turning Point?

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Libyan Prime Minister Al-Sarraj and Khalifa Haftar met in Abu Dhabi few days ago. Can this meeting be the chance for new elections in Libya?

Libya’s Lost Hope

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When the NATO-led coalition intervened in Libya, its people were promised security and democracy. Seven years later, all they have received is chaos, death and destruction.

Italy’s Diplomacy Is Floundering in the Mediterranean

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In its singular focus on migration, Italy’s Mediterranean policy misses the forest for the trees.

Is Libya the Unlikely Solution to the Franco-Italian Migration Spat?

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Stabilizing Libya to stem the flow of migrants to European shores may be the one thing that Rome and Paris can actually agree on.

Who Controls Libya?

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Recent exposes on a booming slave trade highlight the fact that nearly seven years removed from NATO’s intervention, Libya is still in a state of chaos.

Backgrounder: Qatar Crisis

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The Saudi and Egypt-led blockade of Qatar has been a long time coming.

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