The New Tunisian Approach Towards Libya: A Strategic Retreat Phase Awaiting an Active Role

With the emergence of a political solution in Libya, the security concerns that have weighed on Tunisian political decision-makers over the past decade are receding. The new policy aims to strengthen economic and developmental bilateral cooperation. This ambitious political solution, however, faces many obstacles such as fierce competition between regional and international actors and the absence of a clear vision for Tunisia’s economic role in Libya’s state institutions.

By Khayreddine BACHA | 15 February 2021