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Haftar and the Tribes

From the Carnegie Middle East Center. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. In an interview, Alison Pargeter discusses the calculations of Libya's tribes and their impact on the struggle for power. Click here to read the interview.

Into the Libya Vortex

From the Carnegie Middle East Center. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. In an interview, Jalel Harchaoui, research fellow in the Conflict Research Unit of the Clingendael Institute based in The Hague, discusses the regional repercussions of the proxy war in North […]

A Place of Distinctive Despair

By Frederic Wehrey and Emad Badi. Among the conflict-scarred pockets of Libya’s fractured landscape, the central coastal city of Sirte is a place of distinctive despair. Strategically located at the western edge of the country’s petroleum-rich “oil crescent,” it sits on the fault-line of Libya’s opposing factional forces. For many in the West, however, it […]