December 2015

Libya: the way forward

Four years after the fall of Muammar Gaddafi, Libya remains a deeply fractured and divided country facing a very uncertain future. Naturally it is in everybody’s interest for the present climate of tension and instability…




Afghanistan: Sangin almost entirely in Taliban hands

Kandahar, Latest reports from southern Afghanistan suggest that Sangin district in Helmand province is now almost entirely under Taliban control after days of fierce fighting. The police headquarters and the main government building fell to…







Libya militia chases away US troops

Tripoli, US forces flown to Libya to support government troops had to leave after landing because of demands from a local militia group, US officials say. It follows reports that 20 US special forces troops,…