Tag Archive: Khalifa Haftar

Constitution-making in post-Gaddafi Libya: justice vs security?

“Libya has lost a golden opportunity. […] I don’t see how we can move forward with the constitution under the current conflict.” For War and Peace Talk, former Libyan Minister of Justice Salah… Continue reading

ISIS in Libya: Endemic or Imported?

“Extremism and ignorance existed in Libya for a long time. […] The Gaddafi regime was using heavy-handed tactics [against those they deemed extremists],” explains former Libyan Minister of Justice Salah al-Marghani. As long… Continue reading

The Islamic State: Libya as a new stronghold?

“A lot of things need to happen before Libyans either side have the capability and capacity to take action against these radical groups” Professor Dirk Vandewalle (Dartmouth College) analyzes the probability of the… Continue reading

Libya: A flawed electoral system at the root of the conflict?

“In a sense, in Libya the cart was put before the horse, […] they had elections before they had any of the institutions that in most circumstances really give elections meaning” For War… Continue reading

Libya: Prospects of a political solution to the crisis

“Whoever controls the money in a sense controls politics in Libya” Professor Dirk Vandewalle (Dartmouth College) examines the current conflict in Libya between the two parallel governments fighting for state control. The recent… Continue reading