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Haftar's Setback to Change the Course of Libya's War?

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Khalifa Haftar told the world he's the only man who can bring stability back to Libya. The warlord launched a military offensive last year to take control of the capital from the UN-recognised […]

Tragedy and Farce in Libya

By Jason Pack for the Middle East Institute. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. History has been repeating itself in Libya; this time as farce and tragedy rolled into one. Libya's most famous rogue, Gen. Khalifa Hifter, head of the so-called Libyan […]

How Libya's Economic Structures Enrich the Militias

By Jason Pack for the Middle East Institute. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Largely overlooked in international policymaking toward Libya's current conflict is the role of corruption as a key driver of violence, as opposed to merely its byproduct. The high-level […]