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Trump presses Macron on Libya; France-Turkey Row Continues

By Bryant Harris, for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Trump presses Macron on Libya as France-Turkey row continues President Donald Trump pressed President Emmanuel Macron on France's role in Libya during a phone call on Monday. White House spokesman Judd […]

Turkey Entrenches Further into Libya as Rivals Strike Back

By Amberin Zaman for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Turkey's government has signaled that its military intervention on the side of Libya's internationally recognized Government of National Accord (GNA) will deepen, part of a broader campaign to assert dominance in […]

What does Libya's 'Syrianization' Scenario Mean?

By Fehim Taştekin for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. What does Libya's 'Syrianization' scenario mean for key actors? Will the Libyan conflict lead to another faceoff between Turkey and Russia, similar to the one in Syria? It is a question […]

Turkey pursues Libya Campaign despite Financial Woes

By Fehim Taştekin for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Turkey pursues Libya campaign despite growing financial woes As the coronavirus crisis rages across the world, those who hoped that guns might now go silent in theaters of war are finding their desires […]

Libyan front looks Bleak for Erdogan

By Fehim Taştekin for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Engaged in two wars simultaneously in Syria and Libya, Turkey appears far from achieving its stated objectives on both fronts. The Syrian battlefield escalated dramatically after the killing of at least 36 Turkish […]

Libya only Small Part of Turkey’s Ambitions

By Barin Kayaoglu for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News.  Libya is only small part of Turkey’s ambitious Africa overture While Libya captures a lot of headlines today, it is hardly the only African country where Turkey is keeping busy these […]

Erdogan's Libya Strategy: Jump First, Think Later

By Semih Idiz for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Erdogan's Libya strategy: Jump first, think later President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s approach to Libya has the hallmark of his general approach to foreign policy. Some seasoned diplomats call this a “jump […]

Are Russia and Turkey in tug of war over Libya?

By Kirill Semenov for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Are Russia and Turkey in tug of war over Libya? Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan discussed the situation in Syria and Libya in a Dec. 11 phone […]