Libya is an Arab state in northern Africa. Its capital is Tripoli. It is a member of the UN and OPEC. The political and economic situation in Libya has been unstable since the overthrow and murder of its leader Muammar Gaddafi.
Conservatives are pessimistic about Joe Biden’s upcoming meeting with Vladimir Putin, after the US leader stumbled through a speech, mistook Syria for Libya, and falsely claimed Russia is involved in the Libyan conflict.
The son of former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi is reportedly eyeing his country’s highest office a decade after his father was overthrown and murdered by NATO-backed rebels, triggering years of civil unrest.
The prospect of AI-led warfare is inching ever closer if events in Libya last year are anything to go by. Despite calls for a ban, killer robots present a terrifying, apocalyptic vision of lawless conflict in the future.
A UN report found that autonomous drones armed with explosive devices may have “hunted down” fleeing rebel fighters in Libya last year. If true, the report chronicles the world’s first true robot-on-human attack.
Hundreds dying at sea is not a “tragic anomaly” but rather is a result of the policies of the EU, its members and other actors trying to push responsibilities for migrants onto one another, a report by the UN rights office says.
As European leaders focus on tougher border security to address mass migration from Libya, they are ignoring the main culprit for this problem: the destabilizing effect of EU foreign policy in a country already wracked by war.