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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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Libyan sides vie for support from capricious White House

16 July, 2019

Comment: US backing is deemed to be a game-changer in Libya, with Haftar and the GNA both hoping to win over a largely disinterested president, writes Guma El-Gamaty.

What is Frances's game in Libya?

21 May, 2019

Comment: France is pursuing its own interests in Libya, at the expense of Libyan aspirations for a democratic state, writes Guma El-Gamaty.

Has Haftar killed the political process in Libya?

06 May, 2019

Comment: Haftar's attempt to take Tripoli means he can no longer be trusted as a political partner in the UN-backed political process, writes Guma El-Gamaty.

Libya's warlord Haftar wages war for power control

22 April, 2019

Comment: If Haftar is successful, it could derail any hopes of transitioning to a constitutional, democratic Libya, writes Guma El-Gamaty.

Can Libya ever rid itself of corruption?

17 May, 2018

Comment: The transitional vacuum after regime collapse creates opportunities for those in power to line their pockets quickly, writes Guma El-Gamaty.

Real progress in Libya depends on women's empowerment

30 April, 2018

Comment: There needs to be a paradigm shift in the way the role of women is viewed in Libyan society, writes Guma El-Gamaty.

Haftar's grip is loosening, but what next for Libya?

16 April, 2018

Comment: General Haftar has been a major obstacle to the Libya Political Agreement. His potential departure from the scene could cause a major shift in dynamics, writes Guma El-Gamaty.

Misrata and Zintan reconciliation bypasses UN bureaucrats

04 April, 2018

Comment: The recent, locally driven reconciliation accord has upstaged UN efforts, putting Libyan leaders back in the driving seat, writes Guma ElGamaty.

Saif Gaddafi should be a prisoner, not president

20 March, 2018

Comment: Saif al-Islam Gaddafi will first have to deal with the judicial obstacle of being already criminally indicted by a Libyan court, writes Guma El-Gamaty.

Libya's neighbours are obstructing its path to peace

22 February, 2018

Comment: Regional involvement in Libya's conflict is hindering its efforts towards stability, writes Guma El-Gamaty.

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.

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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