Tag Archives | Mary Fitzgerald

BBC Profile of Khalifa Haftar

The BBC has featured Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar in its Profile series: "As Libya edges towards civil war, Becky Milligan looks at the life of the man behind the most recent conflict, which began with his military assault on the city of Tripoli. "Known as "The Strongman", Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar comes from a family […]

Panel Discussion: Can Libya Step Back from the Abyss?

Panel Discussion: Can Libya Step Back from the Abyss? Chatham House, London 16th March, 2016, 18:00-19:00 Participants Mary Fitzgerald, Journalist Claudia Gazzini, Senior Analyst, Libya, International Crisis Group Wolfram Lacher, Middle East and Africa Associate, Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik Chair: Elham Saudi, Associate Fellow, International Law Programme and Middle East and North Africa Programme, Chatham […]

Mary Fitzgerald on Libya and ISIS

As UN-backed efforts to establish a Libyan unity government falter, signals that the United States and European allies intend to expand their military campaign against the Islamic State could cause even more upheaval, says Mary Fitzgerald (pictured), a researcher who follows the country closely. Fitzgerald says while the threat posed by the Islamic State is […]

Libya: Whose Land Is It?

Mary Fitzgerald and Tarek Megerisi are the authors of a new Transitions Forum paper by the Legatum Institute that looks at Libya’s transition through the question of property rights. In the paper, the authors take a step back from the current fighting and explore some of the deep-rooted reasons why the past four years have been […]

Libya: Whose Land is it?

The London-based Legatum Institute will host a panel discussion to launch a new Transitions Forum paper that examines Libyan politics and economics. Four years after the uprising that deposed Qaddafi, Libya’s elected government controls just a fraction of the country. A rival rump government sits in the capital, and the Islamic State is gradually making […]

Overview of Libya's Government(s) and Militias

Irish journalist Mary Fitzgerald is featured in the Middle East Week podcast, discussing the ongoing turmoil in Libya. In discussion with Karl Morland, she gives a comprehensive overview of the current status of the Libyan government, the variety of groups and individuals involved in the conflict, and the role of tribes in Libya. Click here […]