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Guma El-Gamaty is a Libyan academic and politician who heads the Taghyeer Party in Libya and a member of the UN-backed Libyan political dialogue process.

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Libya's militia culture must be demobilised

22 January, 2018

Comment: To avoid a serious security vacuum, Libya must build a young, strong, national army, as the militias are gradually scaled down, writes Guma El-Gamaty.

What does 2018 hold for Libya?

11 January, 2018

Comment: Increased oil production and the prospect of elections mean many are hoping 2018 will be the year conflict finally comes to an end in Libya, writes Guma El-Gamaty.

Who is really responsible for Libya's slave trade?

27 November, 2017

Comment: Libya cannot be used as a convenient place to park the blame for the international community's failure to deal with a global migration crisis, writes Guma El-Gamaty.

Can Haftar be indicted for war crimes?

09 November, 2017

Comment: With the international community continuing to ignore allegations of Haftar's ongoing war crimes, will he ever see the inside of a court room? writes Guma El-Gamaty.

What happens next if the UN fails in Libya?

20 October, 2017

Comment: The alternative outcomes, should the UN's sixth envoy to Libya fail to bring about a political solution, are not enviable, writes Guma El-Gamaty.

Libya's path to peace needs grit and determination

28 September, 2017

Comment: A UN-led plan for peace in Libya will require real determination, both regionally and internationally, if it is to succeed, writes Guma El-Gamaty.

What is Russia's game in Libya?

22 August, 2017

Comment: Although Russia appears to be shoring up relations with Khalifa Haftar, it is acting strategically to keep all potential emerging leaders on side, writes Guma ElGamaty.

Libya: Is France paving the way to Haftar's return?

03 August, 2017

Comment: To Italy's dismay, France has taken a leading role in Libya. But suspicions persist over whether President Macron is capable of being an honest broker, writes Guma Gamaty.

How will the Gulf crisis affect Libya?

12 July, 2017

Comment: An emboldened Egypt and UAE spells bad news for an inclusive Libyan national agenda, writes Guma ElGamaty.

What next for Saif al-Islam Gaddafi?

27 June, 2017

Comment: Was Saif al-Islam Gaddafi really released recently? If so, what influence might he have on Libya's future? asks Guma ElGamaty.

Haftar-Serraj meeting raises hopes, but Libyan factions must compromise

09 May, 2017

Comment: After a significant meeting in the UAE, Serraj and Haftar are also set to visit Washington next month. But high-profile meetings are only half the story, writes Guma ElGamaty.

Is the tide turning against Haftar in Libya?

13 April, 2017

Comment: With Sisi's visit to Washington, and Haftar looking to take greater control of the south, local as well as international alliances are shifting in Libya, writes Guma ElGamaty.

Guma El-Gamaty
Guma El-Gamaty

Guma El-Gamaty is a Libyan academic and politician who heads the Taghyeer Party in Libya and a member of the UN-backed Libyan political dialogue process.

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