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<h1><em>Expert analysis on developments in Libya.</em></h1>
A UN-sponsored political dialogue on Libya’s future has begun. Although clearly a positive step, it is unlikely to provide the solution to peace.
Dario Romano Fenili
The updated approach to the Libyan civil war could help Italy regain the influence it once had in the Mediterranean, and the ceasefire announced last week could provide grounds for action.
End of Tripoli siege raises fears of full-scale proxy war in Libya
Turkey’s intervention in Libya transformed the strategic balance of a years-long conflict and bolstered its geopolitical standing in the eastern Mediterranean.
The world’s attention may be focused on the coronavirus pandemic. But Russia continues its complicated game in Libya.
The pandemic preoccupies Europe. But the continent should not lose sight of potential new crises in the Middle East.
France appears to be relying on force to patch up problems in Africa, and particularly in Libya. None of this is compatible with President Macron’s lofty foreign policy declarations.
Only a detailed dissection of the failures in decision-making during the Libyan intervention will stop the same mistakes being made again.
To break the unproductive cycle of negotiations in Libya, the international community needs to use more than words; it must back up the UN peace process with coercive tools
The UK government’s strategic narrative on the 2011 intervention in Libya had only mixed success in influencing the public’s view of the conflict
Despite the real threat posed by Daesh in Libya, its strength and coherence should not be exaggerated; the group remains only a single component in the country’s complex jihadist landscape
H A Hellyer
One year on from the Manchester Arena bombing these are the questions that are still unanswered
ANALYSIS: US 'war on terror' thrusts deep into Libya with drone strike
United States backs UN efforts to resolve Libya crisis
Isil 'regrouping in southern Libya with support of al-Qaeda and preparing for further attacks'