Washington seeks to counter Moscow in Bangui
With Russia striving in recent weeks to camouflage the extent of its presence in the Central African Republic (CAR), Washington
The fighting which rocked Tripoli from May 26 to 29 could paradoxically smooth the path towards a political alliance between prime minister Fayez Sarraj and eastern Libyan strong man Khalifa Haftar. The militias will nevertheless remain very much centre stage.
As anticipated by Maghreb Confidential (MC 1246), the negotiations between Khalifa Haftar and Fayez Sarraj have quickly run into difficulty over the sensitive problem of militia disarmament.The encirclement of the foreign ministry and seat of government in Tripoli by armed