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Insight Turkey > Issues | The Future Of The Libyan Crisis: External Actors and Internal Reconstruction - Fall 2020 / Volume 22, Number 4

The Future Of The Libyan Crisis: External Actors and Internal Reconstruction



Editor's Notes


Editor's Note | Fall 2020
This issue of Insight Turkey focuses on underscoring both promises of internal reconstruction and challenges fueled by different external actors intervening in the Libyan crisis. This latest issue includes five commentaries and three insightful research articles that explore the Libyan conflict from different perspectives. While some pieces focus on the role of different actors in the crisis, others analyze the reconstruction efforts.


Commentaries


Peace Negotiations Cannot Be Held Forever: Breaking the Deadlock in the Armenia-Azerbaijan Conflict
The Armenia-Azerbaijan conflict resolution process had experienced insurmountable deadlock due to...

From Zero-Sum to Positive Sum: Cultivating Political Settlement and Reform in Libya
In this commentary, we advocate for a comprehensive framework to address the political, economic,...

Turkey’s Role in the Reconstruction of Libya
The relationship between Turkey and Libya is deeply rooted in common history and culture which...

Turkey’s Libya Policy: Achievements and Challenges
Libya has been witnessing a long and destructive civil war since the fall of Qaddafi in 2011....

EU Policy towards Libya
The Libyan crisis has been a litmus test for European unity and the EU’s ability to act together....

The Protracted Civil War in Libya: The Role of Outside Powers
The collapse of the Muammar Qaddafi regime was ostensibly the prelude to a democratic Libya. The...


Articles


The Actorness of the EU in Its Energy Relations with Algeria
The EU is now considered as an actor in international relations in many ways. Considering that it...

Managing the Refugee Crisis in the Era of the COVID-19 Pandemic
This essay seeks to demonstrate that there are both ethical and practical considerations for...

The UAE’s Disruptive Policy in Libya
In the last decade, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has emerged as a leading counter-revolutionary...

Hybrid Political Order in Libya: State, Non-State, and Armed Actors
Libya, inspired by the February 17 revolution but devastated by post-revolt challenges, is...

A Sea Change in the MENA Region: External Interventions in Libya
External interventions by both regional and global powers in Libya have not been a scarcity after...


Review Article


The Ottoman Legacy and Neo-Ottomanism: A Review Article
The three books selected for review here shed new light on the current popularity of Neo-Ottomanism and the bloody endgame of the Empire in 1918. 


Book Reviews


Conspiracy Theories and the People Who Believe In Them
This volume will be of interest to a broad range of readers who are interested in the phenomenon...

Leading Protests in the Digital Age:Youth Activism in Egypt and Syria
This study seeks answers to how protests are managed in the digital age by comparing youth...

Encyclopedia of Islamic Insurance, Takaful and Retakaful
From the beginning of the 20th century, studies on Islamic finance—as an alternative to...

The End of Europe:Dictators, Demagogues, and the Coming Dark Age
The End of Europe provides the reader with a comprehensive summary of several crises Europe faces...

The EU-Turkey Statement on Refugees:Assessing its Impact on Fundamental Rights
Hülya Kaya’s valuable research covers both the theoretical and practical dimensions of EU-Turkey...

Polarized and Demobilized:Legacies of Authoritarianism in Palestine
The book reveals some basic and unique reasons for the Israel-Palestinian Conflict stemming from...

The Political History of Muslim Bengal :An Unfinished Battle of Faith
The Political History of Muslim Bengal is more than a mere book on political history; it vividly...

The Sources of Russia’s Great Power Politics: Ukraine and the Challenge to the European Order
Overall, the book contains significant information and analysis regarding the Russia’s seizure of...

Security Sector Reform for Libya: A Crucial Step towards State Building
Aslan’s book meets a need in the study inventory for Libya with research that observes the...

The State in North Africa: After the Arab Uprisings
Overall, the book is a well-researched and very useful contribution to the debates about Arab...


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