April 16, 2020

Peace Storm: Turkey tries to turn the tables in Libya

Featuring Samuel Bendett

Source: Ahval

Journalist Paul Iddon

As conflict flares up once again in Libya, Turkey is again trying to shape the outcome through its military intervention. However, it is unclear whether either side in the Libyan civil war can break the present stalemate.

It has been a year since General Khalifa Haftar’s Libyan National Army (LNA) began its siege of Tripoli to remove the Government of National Accord (GNA) there and conflict is still raging in Libya. Haftar has failed to capture Tripoli. The GNA, which Turkey backs, last month launched a new offensive against the LNA named Operation Peace Storm.

Read the full article and more in Ahval.

Authors

  • Samuel Bendett

    Adjunct Senior Fellow, Technology and National Security Program

    Samuel Bendett is an Adviser with CNA's Adversary Analysis Group, where he is a member of the Russia Studies Program. He is also an Adjunct Senior Fellow at the Center for a N...