Political and Security Implications of Migration in Libya

Migration is not a new phenomenon for Libya; situated at the gateway between two continents, and bordered by six other nations, Libya has long been a transit point into Europe for African...

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Why and how we should resolve the Libyan refugee crisis

Many policymakers within Europe have been quick to analyse the political and security implications of migration for the EU itself; but less have analysed the dynamics and implications of migration for Libya....

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How are IS financing themselves in Libya and what should be done about it?

The rapid emergence and relative consolidation of the Islamic State (IS) branch in Libya has left many wondering how the group attains the funds to sustain operations and control territory. Official estimates by the...

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Lessons for Libya: The Capture of Mukalla from al-Qaeda and its Implications for Countering Terrorism in Libya

The capture of Mukalla from al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) was an unexpected victory for the embattled Yemeni government, against a resilient and adaptable franchise of al-Qaeda. This paper notes four...

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