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Ufuk Necat Tasci

Ufuk Necat Tasci

Ufuk Necat Tasci

Ufuk Necat Tasci is a political analyst, journalist, and PhD Candidate in International Relations at Istanbul Medeniyet University. His research focuses on Libya, proxy wars, surrogate warfare, and new forms of conflict

Analysis: Armed clashes triggered by Sirte-based leader Fathi Bashagha's attempt to unseat the UN-recognised Tripoli government highlight the volatility of Libya's political crisis.

01 June, 2022

Analysis: Turkey's Bayraktar TB2s cemented the country as a global power in the drone industry. Now, the newly announced unmanned combat aircraft Kizilelma could reshape aerial warfare.

09 May, 2022

Analysis: Amid a standoff between rival governments, Libya's vast oil industry has once again fallen hostage to the country's political crisis.

27 April, 2022

Russian invasion of Ukraine has meant that all eyes are now back on Libya, but the interests of international powers has more to do with the energy crisis than it does with the democratic stability and freedoms of Libyans, writes Ufuk Necat Tasci.

04 April, 2022

In midst of Russia's war on Ukraine, Turkey has crafted a delicate balance in relations between Russia and NATO. If maintained, it would allow Turkey a crucial and unique role in bridging all sides in the conflict, writes Ufuk Necat Tasci.

10 March, 2022

Analysis: Dashed hopes of long-awaited elections could give way to renewed fighting or parallel administrations, taking Libya back to square one.

07 February, 2022