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Ceasefire or Escalation in Libya?

By Ben Fishman, for the Washington Institute for Near East Policy. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Over the past week, regional and European actors have increased their diplomatic activity around Libya in response to intensifying violence in the nine-month-old civil war. […]

Another Conference on Libya? Enforce Arms Embargo Instead

By John Lee. Convening another conference on Libya is a recipe for continued political stagnation, unless it addresses concretely the issue of illegal arms imports, according to an opinion piece in The Hill. Ben Fishman, a senior fellow at The Washington Institute for Near East Policy, argues that the 2011 arms embargo remains in effect […]