It’s Back to Square One in Libya

August 30, 2021

Six years ago, Libya’s political process fell apart almost as soon as it started. The country was forcibly divided as politicians got buyers’ remorse over their agreement and realized that competition was considerably more profitable than cooperation. Libya’s revolutionary transition stalled...

Deeper Fragmentation Looms for Libya

June 18, 2020

Sweeping military victories in recent weeks by forces aligned with the Government of National Accord (GNA) in northwestern Libya have effectively ushered in the end of the self-styled Libyan National Army’s (LNA) 14-month offensive to capture Tripoli. While fighting between the warring parties...

Libyan General Gets Closer to Assad

June 06, 2020

More than nine years into the Syrian crisis, there are steady reports of Syrian militants fighting in Libya’s civil war over 1,200 miles away.

The Daily Devil’s Dictionary: Hillary Clinton’s “Idealistic” War

May 04, 2018

Idealism may not always be the best way to serve our ideals. Jalel Harchaoui, a researcher in Paris interviewed by the Nouvel Observateur, has uncovered what he considers the real reasons for the war on Libya that brought down leader Muammar Gaddafi and prompted Hillary Clinton later to boast,...

Russian Influence in Libya Puts EU on Alert

February 14, 2017

Increased international backing and military resources for Haftar could lead to a more aggressive push by the general for broader power in Libya. Since the beginning of 2017, there have been increasing signs that key states in the international community may be willing to acquiesce to the...