Libya Update: Q&A on the current Libyan security situation

Recent fighting in Tripoli marks the largest outbreak of violence in the western Libyan capital since the the 2011 revolution. Monday, September 10th, several masked gunmen committed an assault on the National Oil Corporation in Tripoli. The Islamic State took credit for organizing this attack. Here we asked the chairman of NCUSLR’s Advisory Board and security & policy analyst, Wolfgang Pusztai, to answer some pressing questions surrounding the attack and the state of security in Libya.

Video source: Global Defence & Security YouTube Channel

What is the role of Daesh in Tripoli and how do they organize themselves in the city?