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.
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.
Comment: The recent, locally driven reconciliation accord has upstaged UN efforts, putting Libyan leaders back in the driving seat, writes Guma ElGamaty.
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.
Comment: Regional involvement in Libya's conflict is hindering its efforts towards stability, writes Guma El-Gamaty.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.