To address the Mediterranean migrant crisis, the EU is seeking closer partnerships with North African states.
The new U.S. administration needs to send strong signals to forces on all sides of the Libya conflict, as well as their foreign patrons, and make clear that a political settlement presents the only viable path out of the chaos.
The Arab Spring protests upended the order of the Middle East, but six years later much remains the same.
Islamist militant and jihadist groups thrive on disenfranchised youths who lack opportunity and services in their native countries.
Jonathan Winer, who has served as the U.S. State Department’s special envoy for Libya and Senior Advisor for Mojahedin-e Khalq Resettlement, spoke with Carnegie’s Frederic Wehrey.
The denial of democratic opportunities, the rise of successful violent movements, and the shifting regional and Islamist contexts make it likely that the coming period of Islamist politics will be dominated by non–Muslim Brotherhood organizations.
Russia’s support for Khalifa Haftar in the name of countering terrorism could instead escalate Libya’s conflict and undermine the UN-sponsored political process.
The flow of migrants to Europe has increased dramatically over the past year even as their trips become more dangerous.
Sada contributors share their take on what the extraordinary election of Donald Trump could mean for a region in turmoil.
Failed states across the Middle East and North Africa will pose distinctive challenges for U.S. policy in the next administration.