• Policy Analysis
    TurkeyRegional Relations and Geopolitics

    Turkey Faces a Dilemma in its Foreign Policy Toward Libya

    Jan 24, 2023Mustafa Gurbuz

    On January 9, 2023, a Libyan court suspended an energy exploration deal between Turkey and Libya’s Tripoli-based Government of National Unity (GNU) that was or…

  • Policy Analysis
    LibyaConflicts and Conflict Resolution

    Libya’s Impasse Continues Amid Mounting Migrant Problems

    Nearly a year after national elections were supposed to be held in Libya, the country is still not any closer to resolving the deep political and geographical …

  • Expert Interview
    LibyaConflicts and Conflict Resolution

    The UN and International Intervention in Libya: A Conversation with Ian Martin

    Sep 12, 2022

    Ian Martin and Khalil E. Jahshan discuss current conditions in Libya, as well as international intervention and the UN mission to the country. Martin is a huma…

  • From our Affiliates
    LibyaConflicts and Conflict Resolution

    Clashes in the Libyan capital: Context and Likely Repercussions

    Sep 5, 2022Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies

    Violent armed clashes erupted in the Libyan capital and its surroundings between forces loyal to the Government of National Unity (GNU) headed by Abdul Hamid D…

  • Event Video
    LibyaConflicts and Conflict Resolution

    The Future of Libya: Prospects for Economic Development and an End to the Conflict

    Aug 30, 2022

    Experts discuss the current state of Libya’s violent conflict and political deadlock, as well as prospects for political resolution and unification, and potent…

  • Panel Discussions
    LibyaEnergy and Economics

    The Future of Libya: Prospects for Economic Development and an End to the Conflict

    Aug 30, 2022

    Libya has been stuck in a multifaceted political, security, and economic crisis post-2011. Both the civil war and the increasing fragmentation of governance in…

  • Policy Analysis
    LibyaConflicts and Conflict Resolution

    Libya’s Woes Persist in a Fractured Political Landscape

    Gregory Aftandilian examines the latest developments in Libya following the derailment of parliamentary and presidential elections and the ongoing division and…

  • Viewpoint
    LibyaDemocracy and Governance

    Libya’s Belligerent Elites May Doom the Country’s Future

    Jul 5, 2022Imad K. Harb

    Once again, Libya is falling victim to its political elites’ failure to agree on a long-awaited election mechanism and constitutional provisions that would sec…

  • Policy Analysis
    North AfricaRegional Relations and Geopolitics

    Maghreb-France Relations as Macron Begins Second Term

    May 26, 2022Zeidon Alkinani

    For France to remain on good terms with North Africa, it has to be ready to offer concrete assistance and avoid what in many respects have been Macron’s symbol…

  • Policy Analysis
    LibyaDemocracy and Governance

    Libya: A Return to Uncertainty

    Mar 16, 2022Imad K. Harb

    It appears that all bets are off in Libya. Elections that were scheduled for last December were postponed as competing institutions and individuals interpret p…

  • From our Affiliates
    Libya

    How Will Fathi Bashagha’s New Government Impact Libya’s Roadmap to Democracy?

    Mar 9, 2022Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies

    Fathi Bashagha was named as the head of a new government by Speaker of the House of Representatives, Aguila Saleh, following the earlier postponement of the De…

  • Policy Analysis
    North AfricaDemocracy and Governance

    The Islamists of Northwest Africa: Accommodation and Co-optation

    Jan 26, 2022Amal Ghazal

    Analyses of Islamists in Northwest Arica—from Mauritania to Libya—follow a common pattern of distinguishing militants among them from non-militants. In particu…