The spread of the novel coronavirus will have a devastating effect on the Middle East’s communities of refugees and migrants.
In an interview, Rebecca Murray describes her recent trip to Libya and reports on the suffering there.
The Tunisian city was a hub for cross-border trade, but today instability is threatening its status.
The escalation and spillover of Libya's conflict has posed mounting security challenges for Tunisia and exposed shortfalls in the country's defense transformation, in the areas of capability gaps, interagency coordination, intelligence sharing, strategic planning, and in the military's relationship with foreign security patrons.
A regular survey of experts on matters relating to Middle Eastern and North African politics and security.
The last time Libya’s war had the world’s full attention, it was being fought mainly by Libyans.
The United States, Russia, and Iran have chosen markedly different approaches to security assistance in the Middle East, with dramatic implications for statebuilding and stability.
Egypt has no choice but to hope that its short-term wagers in Libya pay off down the road.
Turkey’s military intervention in Libya, involving the deployment of Syrian fighters, is the latest chess move in a long-running civil war that followed the 2011 revolution, the NATO-led intervention, and the overthrow of the dictator Muammar Qaddafi.
The efforts to end the war in Libya is a test of German leadership. It might even be the beginning of a new role for Germany, which can no longer afford to let others do the diplomacy and the fighting.