Small Wars Journal

North Africa

Libya’s Rivalries, Risks & COVID-19 - Part Two SWJED Fri, 04/17/2020 - 10:08am
Worries over continued internal rifts and greater instabilities and provoking regional fallout remain consistent. Conflicts have widened over the divisional quagmire, with France, Italy, Greece, Cyprus, and Israel similarly delineating concerns over risks and their offshore energy interests.
Libya’s Rivalries, Risks & COVID-19 - Part One SWJED Wed, 04/15/2020 - 12:45am
Rationalizing the 2011 uprising and elimination of the Gaddafi regime was unlikely linked to foreseeable gaps that could quickly fill with anything other than resolution, calm, or peace. Corruption has not only hindered political and economic stability, but has augmented lawlessness, insecurity, and a non-nation status that is rife for increasing humanitarian disaster.
Contested Terrain: The New Geography of Drug Trafficking in North Africa and the Sahel Since the Arab Spring SWJED Wed, 01/24/2018 - 4:15am

The nature of narcotics trafficking in North Africa and the Sahel has changed in recent years in significant ways.