Analysts: Poor Economy, Unemployment Lure Tunisians to Extremism - VOA

Friday, September 21, 2018

News Type: USIP in the News

Seven years after the Arab Spring, little has been done to address youth unemployment in Tunisia, a key factor in extremist groups' ability to recruit marginalized youth, rights groups and experts warn. "Someone who is marginalized with nothing to lose, no stability in life, no vision of the future, no hope for change, can become a very easy target for...

Analysts Doubt Derna Capture Will End Extremism in E. Libya - Voice of America

Thursday, June 14, 2018

News Type: USIP in the News

Forces loyal to General Khalifa Haftar and his self-styled Libyan National Army (LNA) are poised to capture the last remaining city outside of their control in eastern Libya, after weeks of heavy fighting, bombardment and airstrikes, and after years of siege.

In Libya, Hope Springs from Youth and Local Communities - Small Wars Journal

Monday, May 14, 2018

By: Darine El Hage

News Type: USIP in the News

More than two years after the United Nations began leading an internationally backed peace process for Libya, that effort faces severe challenges. Rival Libyan regimes still claim national authority, and battles among hundreds of militia groups continue. Amid the turmoil, however, young Libyans are leading peacebuilding efforts...

In Libya, Hope Springs from Youth and Local Communities - Relief Web

Monday, May 14, 2018

By: Darine El Hage

News Type: USIP in the News

More than two years after the United Nations began leading an internationally backed peace process for Libya, that effort faces severe challenges. Rival Libyan regimes still claim national authority, and battles among hundreds of militia groups continue. Amid the turmoil, however, young Libyans are leading peacebuilding efforts in...