July 21, 2020


By; Mohamed Alarabi


The Libyan conflict erupted in the Northern African country upon the failure of Geddafie’s regime, and has never seen any symptom of recovery ever since. It all started when a massive revolution swept the Middle...

Featuring: Wolfgang Pusztai -  Chairman of the Advisory Board, NCUSLR

Oil has played a major role in Libya's years-long war. Most of the oil fields are in the country's east, under the control of the Libyan National Army forces.

This means the UN-recognised Governme...

June 22, 2020

News about current situation in Libya, NCUSLR updates and more can be found in our monthly News Letter 


March 29, 2020

All countries, Libya included, are facing the deadly pandemic of COVID-19. COVID-19 is a
virus that causes respiratory illness (like the flu) with symptoms such as a cough, fever, and
shortness of breath.

Based on practical experiences from several countries, the NCUSL...

January 4, 2020

The Board of Directors of the National Council on US Libya Relations is pleased to announce General (ret.) Mohamed ElKeshky as our newest member of the Advisory Board.

Mohamed's most recent position at the end of a distinguished career in the Egyptian Army was Deputy D...

October 30, 2019

Germany is about to organize an international summit on Libya. Is there a chance for a peaceful solution of the conflict now?

NCUSLR's Wolfgang Pusztai assesses the prospects for this conference in an interview with Voice of America's Senior Analyst, Mohamed Elshinnawi.

October 10, 2019

Voice of America's Senior Analyst, Mohamed Elshinnawi speaks with NCUSLR's Chairman of the Advisory Board, Col. Wolfgang Pusztai, on an episode of Africa News Tonight (01/10/2019).

Pusztai assesses the prospects of a negotiated settlement for the battle of Tripoli and a...

October 9, 2019

Our NCUSLR Advisory Board Member,  Dr. Florence Gaub, Deputy Director of the European Union Institute for Security Studies (EUISS), the Union’s Agency analysing foreign, security and defence policy issues, has recently published "Arab Futures 2.0: The road to 2030...

October 8, 2019

Get your tickets now and join us on Friday, November 15th for our 3rd Annual Conference, 'Re-Engineering Libya; Economic, Institutional, and Security Requirements'. 

Follow @ncuslr on Twitter & Instagram, as we announce aspects of our program, featured speakers, volun...

August 15, 2019

The National Council on U.S Libya Relations would like to congratulate Ambassador Richard B. Norland on his well deserved confirmation to the position of U.S. Ambassador to Libya. Ambassador Norland is a career diplomat with remarkable experience. Most notably he serve...

July 30, 2019

The National Council on U.S.-Libya Relations would like to belatedly congratulate Joshua Harris on his new position as the U.S. Chargé d’Affaires in Libya. Harris entered this new role at the beginning of July, replacing Natalie Baker. The Council is excited to see tha...

June 25, 2019

The National Council on US-Libya Relations is pleased to announce that Terry Tait is the National Council on U.S. Libya Relations’ new Program and Communications Officer.

Terry holds a Master of Arts degree in History from Miami University, where he researched the Iraq...

June 3, 2019

The National Council on U.S.-Libya Relations is deeply concerned with the continued fighting and militarization in and around Tripoli. NCUSLR continues to reinforce that Libya's strife can ultimately be solved only through political and diplomatic means, and not by...

May 16, 2019

Flags can be flown over the U.S. Capitol upon request. The following flag was flown over the United States Capitol at the request of Congressman David Schweikert (AZ-06). It was dedicated to enhancing U.S.-Libya relations at the request of Dr. Hani Shennib, Founding Pr...

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July 21, 2020

CAIRO (Reuters) - Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi and U.S. President Donald Trump agreed on Monday on the need to maintain a ceasefire in Libya and avoid an escalation between the forces fighting there, Egypt’s presidency said.Sisi and Trump spoke by telephone a...

The new Turkish assertiveness in Libya and Libya National Army (LNA) General Khalifa Haftar’s strategic retreat from the Western part of the country have created a new equilibrium in the conflict. This is a potential watershed moment that could lead Egypt, the United Ar...

September 16, 2019

Ambassador Christopher Stevens was a true friend of the Libyan people, whose tireless and genuine efforts to support the revolution and strengthen friendly ties between the Libyan and American governments will never be forgotten. 

Seven years following his tragic death,...

September 12, 2019

Germany aims to host a conference on Libya in conjunction with the United Nations in an effort to bring stability to the oil producing country. The plans are still in the early stages, but diplomatic sources stated that the event would likely be held in Berlin this fall...

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