Tue, Jan 21, 2020

Charai in The National Interest: How to keep Libya from collapsing into chaos

In the News by Atlantic Council

Libya Middle East

Fri, Jan 17, 2020

Berlin conference: The end of the game?

The upcoming conference could result in the acceptance by all of Haftar’s future role in Libya and the legitimization of his attack against Tripoli. The Berlin conference could be a trap for the GNA, the courageous fighters of Tripoli, and the population of western Libya.

New Atlanticist by Karim Mezran

Conflict Libya

Mon, Jan 13, 2020

Mezran and Burchfield quoted in VOA on Libyan political settlement

In the News by Atlantic Council

Libya North Africa

Wed, Jan 8, 2020

The context of today’s Libyan crisis and what to watch for

On April 4, 2019, troops led by Khalifa Haftar, a former general of Libyan leader Muammar Qaddafi who now contests the authority of the UN-sponsored Government of National Accord (GNA) seated in Tripoli, launched an attack against the Libyan capital. The real reasons for staging such an attack on that specific day are still unclear.

MENASource by Karim Mezran, Emily Burchfield

Libya Politics & Diplomacy

Wed, Jan 8, 2020

Cohen in Forbes: Turkey-Libya Maritime Deal Upsets Mediterranean Energy Plan

In the News by Atlantic Council

Energy & Environment Europe & Eurasia

Tue, Jan 7, 2020

Daragahi joins France24 to discuss conflict escalation in Libya

In the News by Atlantic Council

Conflict Libya
Algerians protest election results

Tue, Dec 17, 2019

Algerian election and legitimacy: Impossibility of change

The Algerian election lacks legitimacy and the military and political elite are using elections to foster an image of legitimacy which doesn't exist.

MENASource by Karim Mezran and Alessia Melcangi

Libya Politics & Diplomacy

Tue, Dec 17, 2019

Haftar closes in on Tripoli: Where is the international community?

General Khalifa Haftar’s threat to advance his troops further into the capital of Tripoli proves that for the rebel Libyan commander, “there is only a military solution,” to the conflict between his forces and the United Nations-recognized Government of National Accord, according to Atlantic Council resident senior fellow Karim Mezran.

New Atlanticist by David A. Wemer

Conflict Libya

Fri, Dec 6, 2019

Bryza joins Al Jazeera to discuss the Turkey-Libya maritime boundary agreement and tensions in the Mediterranean

In the News by Atlantic Council

Conflict Economy & Business

Tue, Nov 26, 2019

How the exclusion of women has cost Libya

At a recent United Nations Security Council (UNSC) meeting on November 18, 2019 concerning Libya, members were privileged to hear from Rida Al-Tubuly, advocate for peace and co-founder of Together We Build It, a nonprofit that supports a peaceful democratic transition in the country by empowering women to play an active role in peace-building. Ms. […]

MENASource by Emily Burchfield

Libya Peacekeeping and Peacebuilding