Episode Number
65
US 'diplomatic muscle' can boost Libyan transition, says former UN Envoy Stephanie Williams
On the Middle East with Andrew Parasiliti and Amberin Zaman, an Al-Monitor Podcast
US 'diplomatic muscle' can boost Libyan transition, says former UN Envoy Stephanie Williams
00:00 / 36:59
Stephanie Williams, the former acting UN Envoy to Libya, explains the background and prospects for the UN-mediated political transition in Libya; the roles of the US, Turkey, and Russia in the diplomatic process; whether Gen. Khalifa Hifter is strengthened by the unity agreement; and the prospects for elections in December 2021.
Links:
-Will Russia and Turkey withdraw their proxies from Libya? - Al-Monitor: The Pulse of the Middle East
-US hopeful but 'realistic' on departure of foreign forces from Libya - Al-Monitor: The Pulse of the Middle East
-Intel: US ambassador meets Libya's Hifter in Cairo - Al-Monitor: The Pulse of the Middle East
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