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Jul 8, 2022

Badi in ISPI: Armed groups no longer – Libya’s competitive political militias

By Atlantic Council

Libya Politics & Diplomacy

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Jul 8, 2022

Mezran in ISPI: Libya – The Recent History of a Proxy War

By Atlantic Council

Libya Politics & Diplomacy

MENASource

Jul 7, 2022

Libyans are protesting. What can they learn from the events rocking Tunisia?

By Karim Mezran

Tunisia is experiencing one of its most difficult moments since its independence from France in 1956.

Libya Middle East

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Jun 22, 2022

Badi quoted in Reuters on the factions forming in Libya due to stalemate

By Atlantic Council

Civil Society Libya

In the News

Jun 19, 2022

Ashford in Foreign Policy: The problem with being a petrostate

By Atlantic Council

On June 19, Foreign Policy published an excerpt of Emma Ashford’s new book, Oil, the State and War, entitled “The Problem with Being a Petrostate.” In the excerpt, Ashford discusses the phenomena of oil-wealthy states being more likely than other countries to start wars. Then, Ashford rebuts the idea of the oil weapon, concluding “it is thus […]

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Jun 15, 2022

Ashford in The New Arab: The Foreign Policies of Petrostates

By Atlantic Council

On June 15, Emma Ashford’s new book, Oil, the State and War, was reviewed in The New Arab. The reviewer wrote, “Oil, the State, and War is a book that helps understand the times we live in. It will be a great addition to the library of both the general reader interested in global affairs […]

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Jun 1, 2022

Ashford publishes book Oil, the State and War: The Foreign Policies of Petrostates

By Atlantic Council

On June 1, Emma Ashford’s book Oil, the State and War: The Foreign Policies of Petrostates was published by Georgetown University Press. The book challenges prevailing understandings of the international implications of oil wealth and shows why it can create bad actors. In a world where oil-rich states are more likely to start war than their oil-dependent counterparts, […]

Corruption Defense Policy

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Jun 1, 2022

Badi quoted in Al-Monitor on why Libya has responded to rising food prices with oil plant blockades

By Atlantic Council

Libya Oil and Gas

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Apr 28, 2022

Badi quoted in The New Arab on Russia’s deployment of Libya-based Wagner Group mercenaries to Ukraine

By Atlantic Council

Conflict Defense Industry

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Apr 27, 2022

Mezran and Melcangi in the Italian Journal of International Affairs: “Truly a Proxy War? Militias, Institutions, and External Actors in Libya between Limited Statehood and Rentier State”

By Atlantic Council

Conflict Corruption