Rivalries between Libya’s political and military actors threaten a new civil war. The ongoing political dispute in Libya between a secularist and liberal political alliance and Islamist groups is a significant contributing factor to violence afflicting the country. Militia groups that are allied with a retired Libyan general, Khalifa Haftar, and his “Libyan National Army” have seized... Continue Reading
Andrew Engel is an Africa analyst who received a grant with the Washington Institute for Near East Policy to research current events in Libya. Engel visited the country after its official liberation and has published extensively on the topic of Libya since its uprising and successful revolution in 2011. His work has been featured by the Washington Institute for Near East Policy, The Huffington Post and War on the Rocks.