Writings by Topic: Libya

Press Releases
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New MEQ Features Gaza Strategy Debate News from the Middle East ForumSeptember 5, 2023
Articles by MEF Staff and Fellows
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Western Establishment Conceals Muslim Persecution of Christians The StreamFebruary 15, 2023
Turkey Presses Further on Putting Controversial Oil and Gas Deal with Libya into Force Nordic MonitorJanuary 26, 2023
Shari'a Still Rules Libya and Egypt: Death for Apostasy PJ MediaSeptember 13, 2022
'No Shakespeare' without Islam? National ReviewJune 26, 2022
Can Libya Overcome Another Round of Chaotic Infighting? The Jerusalem PostJune 21, 2022
Turkey Continues to Deploy Syrian Fighters to Libya Nordic MonitorJune 16, 2022
Erdoğan Sheltering Saadi Qadhafi from UN, INTERPOL Nordic MonitorJune 15, 2022
US Report Accuses Turkey of Sending Extremists, Looters to Libya The Jerusalem PostSeptember 3, 2020
Libya Reveals How Turkey Blackmailed Country into Energy, Mercenary Deals The Jerusalem PostJuly 30, 2020
What's at Stake in Libya as Turkey and Egypt Face Off The Jerusalem PostJuly 16, 2020
Erdoğan's Libya Campaign: Another Neo-Ottoman Design The Gatestone InstituteJune 3, 2020
Libya is Now the Middle East's Most Important Proxy War The SpectatorMay 20, 2020
As Trump Gives Up on 'Endless Wars,' Russia, China, and Iran Move In The Daily BeastFebruary 17, 2020
Too Little, too Late in Syria, Where Turkey Undermined the Rebellion The HillFebruary 13, 2020
Arab States Showcase Jewish Heritage and Memory with Renovation Projects The Jerusalem PostFebruary 8, 2020
Does Trump's Peace Plan Make the EU Less Relevant? New EuropeFebruary 4, 2020
Gulf States vs. Iran and Arab League on 'Deal of Century' The Jerusalem PostFebruary 3, 2020
Turkish Ambitions Threaten New Conflict in Mediterranean The Toronto SunJanuary 22, 2020
How Turkey Made Syrian Rebels Tools of Foreigners and Libyan Mercenaries The Jerusalem PostJanuary 15, 2020
Will Turkey Use Syrians to Fight in Libya? The Jerusalem PostDecember 27, 2019
Egypt and Allies Seek to Confront Turkish Involvement in Libya The Jerusalem PostDecember 18, 2019
Turkey Is Trying to Take over the Mediterranean, through Libya The Jerusalem PostDecember 3, 2019
Turkey and the UAE Fight It Out by Proxy in Libya The Jerusalem PostJune 29, 2019
Arab Spring: The Second Coming? The Jerusalem Institute for Strategy and SecurityMay 1, 2019
Generals vs Islamists in Libya The Jerusalem PostApril 24, 2019
Egypt Looks to Libya Conflict for Regional Role The Jerusalem PostApril 17, 2019
Libya's Haftar on Extraordinary March in Embattled Country The Jerusalem PostApril 5, 2019
Reframing the Middle Eastern and Palestinian Refugee Crises The AlgemeinerMarch 14, 2018
The Real Obama Legacy The Daily CallerJanuary 5, 2017
Governance in Islamic State Provinces Beyond Iraq and Syria The Washington Institute for Near East PolicyNovember 2016
The Unrepentant: Hillary, Libya, and History The American SpectatorNovember 17, 2016
Islamic State Shifts Strategy The Jerusalem PostJuly 8, 2016
Islamic State Moves to Libya The AustralianApril 23, 2016
Plan B for Libya The American InterestOctober 1, 2015
Shady Ships and Turkish Lips The Gatestone InstituteMay 22, 2015
ISIS to Western Christians: "You Won't Have Safety ... Until You Embrace Islam" The Christian PostApril 20, 2015
Islamic State Executes Ethiopian Christians for Not Paying Jizya (Tribute) RaymondIbrahim.comApril 19, 2015
Libya's War on Christians FrontPage MagazineFebruary 17, 2015
Christians are a Litmus Test of Libya's Decline FrontPage MagazineJanuary 12, 2015
Benghazi - The Signs of Al Qaeda FrontPageMagazine.comJanuary 2, 2014
Behind Benghazi: Muslim Brotherhood and Obama Administration CBN NewsAugust 14, 2013
Is Muslim Brotherhood working together with Amb. Chris Stevens' assassin? Fox NewsAugust 12, 2013
Benghazi Terrorists: 'Dr. Morsi Sent Us' FrontPageMagazine.comMay 31, 2013
Obama's New Libya FrontPageMagazine.comMarch 13, 2013
Hatred of Christians Unleashed in Libya FrontPageMagazine.comMarch 6, 2013
Mass Arrest and Torture of Christians in Libya FrontPageMagazine.comMarch 1, 2013
Death for Preaching Christ in 'Liberated' Libya FrontPageMagazine.comFebruary 22, 2013
Libya in the Aftermath The American SpectatorSeptember 28, 2012
The Rape of Christopher Stevens FrontPageMagazine.comSeptember 17, 2012
Libyan Islamists and the security forces: Iraq 2.0? The Jerusalem PostSeptember 5, 2012
Rethinking Libya The American SpectatorJuly 12, 2012
Libya: Assessing Berber Prospects PJ MediaApril 28, 2012
Avoiding the Islamist Stigma The American SpectatorNovember 29, 2011
Libya Heading Towards Islamism The American SpectatorNovember 9, 2011
Gaddafi Dead - So What? Pajamas MediaOctober 22, 2011
Instability Spreading The American SpectatorSeptember 19, 2011
Libya Burning The American SpectatorSeptember 8, 2011
Assessing Qaddafi National Review OnlineAugust 30, 2011
Ideals Trump Interests in Obama's Libya Policy Hudson New YorkApril 6, 2011
Back to the Shores of Tripoli? National Review OnlineMarch 10, 2011
Libya: What to do? National Review OnlineMarch 10, 2011
British government's deal involving Lockerbie bomber shatters 'Special Relationship' with U.S. New York Daily NewsSeptember 2, 2009
European Libyan Policy is Cynical Bitterlemons InternationalFebruary 28, 2008
Same Qaddafi National Review OnlineJune 29, 2004
[Abdurahman Alamoudi:] Qaddafi's American Hit Man? FrontPageMagazine.comJune 10, 2004
Articles in Middle East Quarterly
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Greece and Libya: A New Maritime Dynamic Middle East QuarterlyFall 2023
Libya's Descent into Chaos Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2016
Libya and the U.S.: The Unique Libyan Case Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2006
Libya and the U.S.: Qadhafi Unrepentant Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2006
Dissident Watch: Fathi El-Jahmi Middle East QuarterlyFall 2004
The Lockerbie Endgame: Qadhdhafi Slips the Noose Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2002
A Qadhdhafi Sampler Middle East QuarterlyDecember 2000
How to Deal with Erbakan Middle East QuarterlyMarch 1997
Socialism's Last Defender Middle East QuarterlyMarch 1996
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Qaddafi's Libya in World Politics Middle East QuarterlyFall 2010
The Jews of Libya: Coexistence, Persecution, Resettlement Middle East QuarterlyFall 2008
A History of Modern Libya Middle East QuarterlyFall 2008
Libya's Qaddafi: The Politics of Contradiction Middle East QuarterlyJune 1997
Audio, Video and Transcripts
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Military Intervention in Libya Serves No U.S. Interests MEF WireMarch 11, 2011
MEF in the Media
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U.S.-Backed Militias in Libya Claim to Retake ISIS Stronghold of Surt The New York TimesAugust 10, 2016
Middle East Forum Blog
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Ansar al-Shari'a in Libya Dissolves Itself Jihad IntelMay 29, 2017
Translation: Eulogy to Abu Nabil al-Anbari, Islamic State Leader in Libya Jihad IntelJanuary 7, 2016
Middle East Forum Radio
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Anna Borshchevskaya on Russia's Military Activity in the Eastern Mediterranean Middle East Forum RadioJuly 5, 2020
Amb. (ret) W. Robert Pearson on the "Imperial Ambitions" of Erdoğan's Turkey in Libya Middle East Forum RadioJune 14, 2020
Aya Burweila on Libya's "Crisis of Legitimacy" Middle East Forum RadioDecember 31, 2019
Endy Zemenides: Washington Must "Show Turkey It Cannot Act with Impunity" against U.S. Interests Middle East Forum RadioDecember 21, 2019
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Yuval Steinitz: How Israel Stopped Syria's Nukes Middle East Forum WebinarOctober 24, 2022
Aya Burweila on Turkey's Goals in Libya Middle East Forum WebinarDecember 18, 2020