The focus was how to combat Islamic State militants and halt their unnerving advance in Libya, just a short boat ride from southern Europe. But Western powers’ announcement Monday of their readiness to arm the struggling unity government in Tripoli … Continue reading Will Arming Libya’s ‘Unity’ Government Escalate Conflict?
Libya’s new government and its security challenges are the focus for diplomats Monday as they gather in Vienna to discuss the situation in the country which has been grappling to overcome the chaos that followed the 2011 ouster and killing … Continue reading US, Italy Address Libya’s Internal, External Challenges
European Union foreign and defense ministers will meet late Monday in Luxembourg to discuss a plan to send security personnel to Tripoli to help train police and border guards for Libya’s new U.N.-endorsed unity government. The security mission will only … Continue reading Europeans Ponder Security Mission for Libya as Fighting Wracks Tripoli
Sirte Violence Triggers Libya Request for Anti-IS Help – Small Journal V 5.0. The Arab League is set to hold an emergency meeting Tuesday at the request of Libya’s internationally recognized government, which is under attack by Islamic State militants. … Continue reading Sirte Violence Triggers Libya Request for Anti-IS Help – Small Journal V 5.0