Author Archive | Jason Woods

Weekly Security Report by Janus Global Operations 17 January 2017

The week in review saw a familiar mix of messages as reports at the start of the week suggested Khalifa Ghwell, head of the self-declared government that ran Tripoli until early last year, said in a televised speech that his forces had recaptured some “state institutions” including the ministry of defence and that he had […]

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Weekly Security Report by Janus Global Operations 10 January 2017

2017 should be the year of key decisions and a year for putting the interests of the Libyan people first, stated the UN Special Envoy to Libya Martin Kobler this week.  Asserting that the Political Agreement was the only framework for resolving the crisis in Libya and Libyans alone can decide whether the agreement needed […]

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Weekly Security Report by Janus Global Operations 20 December 2016

On the political front this reporting week, the United Nations special envoy to Libya, Martin Kobler made reference to the fact that the idea of reconfiguring and reconstructing the Presidential Council is on the table for discussion. He made further reference to proposed formulas, especially the (1+2) one, which is the President and two deputies. […]

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Weekly Security Report by Janus Global Operations 13 December 2016

This week on the political front has seen the United Nations (UN) special envoy ‘’Martin Kobler’’ call upon the Presidential guard to provide security to various bodies of the Government, including the UN backed Government of National Accord (GNA). In a statement, Martin Kobler said ‘’ I give my full backing to the creation of […]

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Weekly Security Report by Janus Global Operations 6 December 2016

On the political front Tobruk Airport saw angry demonstrators protesting about UNSMIL Chief Martin Kobler. Reports filtered through that Martin Kobler was in the Airport building and was holding talks with members of the House of Representatives (HoR) headed by its deputy President Emhemed Shouaib. Protester’s held placards outside the airport terminal saying that Kobler […]

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Weekly Security Report by Janus Global Operations 29 November 2016

This week on the political front has seen the head of the Presidential Council, Fayez Seraj, meet with the Central Bank of Libya (CBL) and order them to give the Government 300 Million Libyan Dinar to relieve some tension off Libya’s struggling economy. The Libyan Government’s order outlines that the money is to be taken […]

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Weekly Security Report by Janus Global Operations 22 November 2016

On the political front, the House of Representatives has told a United Nations panel of experts that the UN arms embargo has to be lifted and that the current situation had made an already difficult situation in Libya worse. The UN Secretary General, Ban Ki Moon appointed panel of expert’s main function is to ascertain […]

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Weekly Security Report by Janus Global Operations 15 November 2016

This reporting week has seen the UN’s special envoy to Libya Martin Kobler hold a Libyan political dialogue meeting in Malta. The Maltese Foreign Affairs Minister George Vella expressed just how proud he was of his country for hosting this meeting. In a further statement the foreign minister stated that “This makes us proud for […]