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Why Turkey Intervened in Libya

By Jalel Harchaoui, Senior Fellow at the Global Initiative Against Transnational Organized Crime, for the Foreign Policy Research Institute. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Why Turkey Intervened in Libya Through a historical analysis of Turkey's military intervention in Libya, this […]

Predatory Economies in Eastern Libya

From Global Initiative. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News.  Predatory Economies in Eastern Libya - The dominant role of the Libyan National Army On 4 April 2019, the Libyan National Army (LNA) launched a surprise attack on Tripoli, as the UN-sponsored dialogue […]

Human Trafficking-Smuggling Nexus in Libya

From The Global Initiative against Transnational Organized Crime. Probably nowhere more than in Libya have the definitional lines between migrant smuggling and human trafficking become as blurred or contested. Hundreds of thousands of migrants have left Libya’s shores in the hope of a new life in Europe; tens of thousands have died in the process. […]