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China's Balancing Act in Libya

By Frederic Wehrey and Sandy Alkoutami, for the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Among the bevy of great and middle powers involved in Libya, China is often neglected. It is not pouring in mercenaries or conducting […]

Adapting to the New Libya

By Tarek Megerisi. Libya’s escalating war is changing political realities, necessitating a new framework for conflict resolution and power sharing. Khalifa Haftar’s march on Tripoli on April 4 was a paradigm-shifting event whose importance remains lost on the global diplomatic community. Haftar’s actions closed the door on the Libyan Political Agreement (LPA) and on attempts […]

A Constitutional Panacea for Libya?

By John Lee. Libya's draft constitution falls short in many areas, according to Mattia Toaldo, a Senior Policy Fellow at the European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR). Writing for the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, he proposes that one solution would be to table the constitutional process until there is less conflict, and to focus […]

Ending Civil War: Reconciling Politics, Rebuilding Security

From the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. More than three years after the fall of strongman Muammar Qaddafi, Libya is in the midst of a bitter civil war rooted in a balance of weakness between the country’s political factions and armed groups. With a domestic landscape torn apart by competing claims to power and with […]