A Country in Chaos

By Mohamed Eljarh

Mohamed Eljarh is a non-resident fellow with the Atlantic Council residing in Libya. He writes extensively on post revolution Libya, his work was published in the New York Times, CNN, World Politics Review. He is also a frequent expert commentator on Libyan affairs with BBC, CNN, Aljazeera, Sky News and al-Arabiya. He previously worked temporarily as Political Consultant to the Libyan Mission to the EU in Brussels in the summer 2015.

On the ground in Libya, Mohamed Eljarh, a fellow with the Atlantic Council, said there is significant uncertainty surrounding the UN-brokered accord, which aims to reconcile Libya’s two competing governments. Furthermore, Eljarh told The Cipher Brief that ISIS is now attacking the country’s oil infrastructure and that Libya’s armed groups fear combating ISIS.

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