Opinion

Our contributors are experts in Arab societies who provide nuanced opinion analysis on latest regional developments.

The “other” ethnic groups in Libya’s conflict

In February 2011, after popular uprisings, a civil revolution broke out between forces loyal to Colonel Muammar Gaddafi and those …

Sarraj and postcolonialism in Libya

Fayez al-Sarraj and his new UN backed Government of National Accord (GNA) sailed into Tripoli at the end of last month …

Western governments must crack-down on anti-Arab racism

In “the West”, racist slurs targeted at Arab communities are often passed off as free speech or critical enquiry, and …

Here’s how Sarraj can address women’s issues in Libya

With Sarraj’s arrival in Tripoli, it is important to bear in mind that the rate of any nation’s advancement is …

Sarraj: destined to disappoint

Regardless of what’s happening on the ground in Libya and other North African countries today, we must never lose hope …