Libya’s fight for survival – Defeating Jihadist networks

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Our publication Libyas fight for survival – Defeating jihadist networks is a compilation of four different essays, edited by Dr. Arturo Varvelli, that focus on Libya and assess the current situation on the ground through a number of diverse and varied prisms. The authors of these essays are Dr. Arturo Varvelli, ISPI Research Fellow and and Adjunct Fellow at EFD, Dr. Stefano Torelli, ISPI Research Fellow, Dr. Valentina Colombo, European Foundation for Democracy senior fellow, Giuseppe Dentice, research assistant at ISPI, Wolfgang Pusztai, freelance security and policy analyst and Nancy Porsia, Italian freelance print and TV journalist and documentary writer and producer.

This publication is part of our Counter Radicalisation Programme. We have examined the situation on the ground in a number of key countries in the region – Libya, Tunisia, Egypt, Azerbaijan, Georgia – with the aim of identifying patterns and trends as well as specific local and regional developments in order to provide an assessment of the threat situation on the ground and specific recommendations for policy makers.

About European Foundation for Democracy

The European Foundation for Democracy (EFD) is a Brussels and Berlin-based policy institute that has been working with civil society, academic, governmental and other stakeholders on the prevention of radicalisation for more than a decade. Through our work with these organisations and groups, EFD’s goal is to ensure that the universal values of the Enlightenment – political pluralism, respect for individual rights, government by democracy – remain the founding precepts of European security and prosperity.

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