North Africa

Is the sky falling on Libya?

The ink is barely dry on a new joint statement on Libya. But already the roadmap is under threat from developments on the ground. 

Taking Mali hostage

The kidnapping of four ICRC workers by prominent political figures in Mali indicates that the Jihadists might be holding the peace process hostage as well as its aid workers

Make Libya a priority

Germany has a lot to lose if the situation in Libya turns sour, but a lot to gain if diplomacy is given the support to succeed