Event RecapOct 13, 2021
Event recap: Accountability and justice in Libya—voices from the ground
By Hezha Barzani
On September 28, the Atlantic Council’s North Africa Initiative hosted an event exploring the challenges of promoting transitional justice in Libya and how to pursue accountability for crimes committed in the civil war that began in 2011.
TURKEYSourceSep 30, 2021
Experts react: The key takeaways from the Erdoğan-Putin meeting
By Atlantic Council IN TURKEY
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and Russian President Vladimir Putin met in-person in Sochi, Russia for the first time since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. Atlantic Council experts give their take on the outcome.
MENASourceJul 22, 2021
Will Russian forces really leave Libya?
By Mark N. Katz
The Libyan conflict resolution process could break down altogether, in which case neither the Russians nor any other outside party now supporting one side or the other in Libya is likely to end its involvement there.
MENASourceJul 20, 2021
The meeting of the Forum for Libya in Geneva fails to produce any practical results
By Karim Mezran and Nicola Pedde
The outcome of the meeting seems to reveal an insurmountable set of differences between the Libyan delegates, which is certainly not limited to the legal framework needed to organize the elections.
MENASourceJul 15, 2021
Second Berlin Conference on Libya: Where to from here?
By Karim Mezran and Hafed Al-Ghwell
Libya’s political system prior to the elections is preferred but not imperative. What is essential is giving the Libyans a strong voice on the outcome of their political system.
MENASourceJun 4, 2021
Libya’s fragile ceasefire: A lost opportunity?
By Wolfgang Pusztai
On April 16, the United Nations Security Council unanimously adopted Resolution 2570, approving arrangements for a ceasefire monitoring mechanism and the deployment of UN monitors. But will a sixty-person team be sufficient to prevent the renewed outbreak of hostilities in this deeply split country?
MENASourceJun 1, 2021
Egypt recalibrated its strategy in Libya because of Turkey
By Alessia Melcangi
It is evident that the strategic pivots of Egyptian leadership in Libya are adapting and evolving in concordance with developments on the ground and keeping in mind wider regional implications—particularly its relations with Turkey.