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The Effect of the Intervention in Libya on the International Debate about Syria

The Effect of the Intervention in Libya on the International Debate about Syria

The intervention in Libya was seen by non-Western states as a dangerous legal precedent undermining the status state sovereignty had been given under international law.

The European Union Immigration Agreement with Libya:  Out of Sight, Out of Mind?

The European Union Immigration Agreement with Libya: Out of Sight, Out of Mind?

Before engaging Libya as a partner in its “externalization” agenda, the EU must establish a mechanism that ensures an adequate assessment of individual protection needs.

The EU-Libya Migrant Deal: A Deal of Convenience

The EU-Libya Migrant Deal: A Deal of Convenience

The recently concluded EU-Libya deal is convenient for the EU but a disservice to migrants and refugees in Libya.

The Libya Political Agreement: Time for Reconsideration

The Libya Political Agreement: Time for Reconsideration

The agreement has been bedevilled with significant deficiencies from its onset. Its renegotiation is central to the ongoing peace process in Libya.

Interview – Anders Fogh Rasmussen

Interview – Anders Fogh Rasmussen

Anders Fogh Rasmussen elaborates on how we are living in a new Cold War, NATO’s mission in Libya, and discusses Vladimir Putin’s motives in the Middle East.

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A “Major Terrorist Event” Case Study: Benghazi, Libya on September 11, 2012

The Benghazi attacks ultimately assisted in the ongoing destabilisation of post-Gaddafi Libya, and advanced multiple extremist Islamist causes.

Behemoth vs. Leviathan: RIP R2P?

Behemoth vs. Leviathan: RIP R2P?

Ten years after its birth, R2P is dying, falling prey to its own antinomies: It has promised Locke, prescribed Leviathan, and practiced Behemoth.

Now Recruiting – Middle East Editor

Now Recruiting – Middle East Editor

We seek those with an expertise on the Middle East to help expand our regional coverage and develop a cutting edge Edited Collection on the impact of Islamic State.

Fortress Europe?  Porous Borders and EU Dependence on Neighbour Countries

Fortress Europe? Porous Borders and EU Dependence on Neighbour Countries

EU borders cannot be understood without understanding the relations with its neighbours and the stability in its borderlands. The image of Fortress Europe is too naïve.

To what Extent Have Politics Restricted the ICC’s Effectiveness?

To what Extent Have Politics Restricted the ICC’s Effectiveness?

The ICC is neither merely a political tool of the international community nor solely an independent legal body. Politics and law indeed come together within the ICC.

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Quick to the Rescue: Humanitarian Intervention in Libya

Tthe decision-making process that guided resolution 1973 was based on national interests, realpolitik calculations, geo-strategic considerations, and domestic politics.

Edited Collection – Caliphates and Islamic Global Politics

Edited Collection – Caliphates and Islamic Global Politics

This collection addresses common questions about Political Islam, Islamic State/ISIS, and challenges common understandings on the issue of Islam and democracy.

The United States and Libya: Turbulent History and Uncertain Future

The United States and Libya: Turbulent History and Uncertain Future

Libyans’ aspirations for a post-Gaddafi Libya have not been attained. Libya is moving into new phase of a more substantial civil war, with wider regional repercussions.

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