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Middle East/North Africa Security

After the liberation of Sirte: What’s next for Libya?

The liberation of Sirte by the GNA is a strong step towards ridding Libya of ISIS. But it alone does to guarantee the country peace – now national unity is needed.

Economics International

New OPEC production limits yield winners — but will they last?

The core international group of oil exporters, OPEC, has imposed production limits that will bring many states economic gains — but are they likely last?

Middle East/North Africa Security

The struggle for Libyan oil wells

The recent LNA offensive in the Gulf of Sirte comes as a stern reminder of the threat posed by the ongoing instability to Libya’s oil infrastructure.

Middle East/North Africa

What does Tunisia’s current instability mean for investment?

Tunisia is grappling with social and political instability not seen since the 2011 protests which gripped the North African state and ushered in the Arab Spring. To help explain how

Middle East/North Africa Security

Libya’s collapse is changing North Africa

Since 2011, Libya has slowly swirled into lawlessness, providing unprecedented opportunities for migrants and traders throughout the Sahel.

Middle East/North Africa Security

The outlook for Libya remains troubled, but recent events offer hope

While hardly a panacea for all the problems Libya faces, US strikes in support of Libya’s government offer hope for improvement in the war-torn country.

Middle East/North Africa Natural resources and energy

Libyan oil revival: Slim prospects?

A breakthrough deal to unify the Libyan energy sector promises higher production rates in the country which holds Africa’s largest proven crude reserves.

Europe Security

Same problem, same mistakes? European Commission unveils new plan for migrant crisis

The European Commission’s latest plan to tackle the worsening EU migrant crisis risks repeating the same mistakes of recent years.

Middle East/North Africa Security

UN “game changing” arms crackdown in Libya

The UN Security Council voted to implement a wider arm embargo on Libya to mitigate the risk of weapons reaching radical Islamist terrorist groups

Europe Power Brokers

Matteo Renzi, Italy’s reformist Prime Minister

A GRI Power Brokers feature on President Matteo Renzi of Italy. Since 2014, PM Matteo Renzi has brought new energy to Italian politics and has made it his mission to