Hafed Al-Ghwell

Hafed Al-Ghwell is a Senior Nonresident Fellow with the Rafik Hariri Center at the Atlantic Council in Washington, DC, and former adviser to the Dean of the Board of Executive Directors of the World Bank Group.

Middle East

More stick, less carrot needed in Libya

The UN should stop threatening Libyan war criminals with sanctions and actually implement it.


What is not being discussed about Libya

Six governments and four years later, Morocco talks lack substance.

War & Conflict

The rise and rise of Libya's rogue general

Libya is trapped in some Shakespearean dark comedy with strange characters and a twisted plotline.


If we fail in Libya, is there hope in other places?

Libya has become a litmus test for the potency of the international community and US leadership in the region.