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  • Strategic Comments

    High noon for Libya's Potemkin government | IISS

    02 August 2017

    High noon for Libya's Potemkin government. Strongman Khalifa Haftar
    is challenging Libya's internationally recognised ...

  • Expert Commentary

    Qatar and the interconnection of regional crises | IISS

    29 July 2017

    Qatar and the interconnection of regional crises. The Qatar crisis is not
    simply a regional tiff, it is a fundamental disagreement ...

  • IISS Voices

    Deciphering the jihadist threat on Libya's shifting sands | IISS

    05 July 2017

    Deciphering the jihadist threat on Libya's shifting sands. With a possible
    collaboration between the Libyan branch of the ...

  • Strategic Comments

    The Manchester terrorist bombing | IISS

    31 May 2017

    The 22 May jihadist bombing in Manchester followed a grimly familiar pattern:
    an individual with Middle Eastern roots but born in his Western host country ...

  • Armed Conflict Survey

    Chapter 3: Middle East | IISS

    09 May 2017
    Armed Conflict Survey 2017

    Egypt Iraq Israel–Palestine Lebanon–Hizbullah–Syria Libya
    Mali (The Sahel) Syria Turkey (PKK) Yemen.

  • IISS Voices

    An explosive mix in southern Libya | IISS

    08 May 2017

    An explosive mix in southern Libya. The next phase of the conflict in
    Libya is likely to be in the south of the country, given ...

  • Survival

    Was Libya's Collapse Predictable? | IISS

    20 March 2017
    Wolfram Lacher
    Survival: Global Politics and Strategy April–May 2017

    The debate over whether the Libyan intervention was justified should take
    as its starting point the imponderables facing decision-makers in March 2011 ...

  • The Military Balance

    Chapter 7: Middle East and North Africa | IISS

    14 February 2017
    The Military Balance 2017

    Chapter 7: Middle East and North Africa. Middle East and North Africa:
    Russia changes the battlefield; The campaign against ...

  • Events

    The Dead Sea | IISS

    25 October 2016

    Private film screening and panel discussion Konstantinos Antonopoulos, Policy
    and Advocacy Advisor, Medecins Sans Frontieres Stuart Gatt, Writer ...

  • Strategic Comments

    Libya's faltering new government | IISS

    21 September 2016

    The new UN-backed Government of National Accord (GNA) has based itself
    in Tripoli. But the GNA has failed to muster an effective nationwide military ...