The Heat: Libya in crisis as rival forces battle for control of Tripoli

The Heat

The situation in Libya remains tense, after days of fighting between UN-backed forces – and troops loyal to General Khalifa Haftar.

Despite calls from the international community to end the violence, Haftar’s troops aren’t backing down.

Thousands have been displaced and dozens killed in the conflict, as Libya spirals further into chaos.

To discuss:

    • Emad Badi is a counter-terrorism non-resident scholar at the Middle East Institute.
    • Anas El Gomati is the director of the Sadeq Institute, Libya’s first think tank.

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