By Amanda Kadlec Prospects for reconciliation among Libya’s warring factions are already at a nadir. The ongoing discord in the Persian Gulf is only harming those prospects. On one side is Khalifa Haftar, a well-financed former military commander backed by Saudi Arabia, Egypt, and the United Arab Emirates in the east. On the other is an ambiguous…
By Michael A. Brown and Christopher Paul Concepts & Thoughts Washington D.C–Earlier this month, Lisa Monaco, assistant to the president for homeland security and counter-terrorism, told the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR)
By William Courtney Concepts & Thoughts Washington D.C.–his weekend in Vienna a second international conference in as many weeks will seek to advance a dialogue on ending the war in Syria.
By Arturo Munoz Concepts & Thoughts Washington–Despite the bitterness and bloodshed that insurgencies engender, they usually end through negotiations which often offer some form of amnesty, power sharing, and reintegration.