A discussion of the Libyan presidential elections ahead of a landmark vote.
The early-morning airstrike hit the Tajoura migrant detention center in Tripoli, housing some 600 people. Survivors said they had no warning and no protection.
Libya is sliding toward civil war. How did the country come to this precarious juncture?
The euphoria from the fall of Muammar Qaddafi was short-lived for Libyans, as militias and tribes turned on each other and the country quickly descended into civil war.
The Maghreb continues to see a rise in discontent and militancy due to governmental indifference towards marginalized border regions.
The Arab Spring protests upended the order of the Middle East, but six years later much remains the same.
In Libya, the government and its network of loosely affiliated militias struggle to defeat the Islamic State while at the same time working to build a functioning Libyan state.
Libyans want to move forward with their government, with their economy. The United States has to harness that momentum.
In the years since the 2011 protests, rebellions have led to renewed repression in some places and chaos in others, but it may be too soon to say that they have failed.
Without a credible partner on the ground, Western governments are struggling to develop a strategy to combat the spread of the self-proclaimed Islamic State in Libya.