Opinion Archive

Basit Igtet
Sep 21, 2017

Tripoli Braces for Hurricane Igtet

A Swiss-Libyan entrepreneur is making his second attempt to become Libya’s president.

Aug 6, 2017

Algeria’s Real Agenda in Libya

Hours after Libya’s UN-led peace process kicked off in Skhirat, Morocco on 05 March 2015, Western and UN officials were puzzled by the sudden demands from Algeria for a role in it. Conscious of the importance of a regional buy-in for the process, and having been desperate for any help with fixing what Barak Obama termed Libya’s “shit show”, it didn’t take long for the UN to give the Algerians what they wanted. Here’s why it was a bad decision.

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