With everything from Islamic State to disenfranchised black Africans to deal with, the former Gaddafi stronghold has everything to achieve.
The right are using a new film about the 2012 Benghazi US consulate attack as a political weapon against Hillary Clinton. Are they justified?
Twelve years after George W Bush proclaimed a new era of peace and stability in Iraq, the Middle East is more unstable and dangerous than ever before.
Quality higher education is crucial for recovery, peace-building, economic development and stronger governance in post-conflict societies.
By declining to stop an unfair trial and a batch of death sentences in Libya, the world's court has yet again proved its fecklessness.
Endless spats over tactics, style and aims drove Islamic State away from al-Qaeda – and the two are deadly enemies to this day.
The US president admits he has no 'complete strategy' for Islamic State. He'll need one – this lot are no pushover.
With Libya carved up by warring factions, the UN has offered up a directionless and toothless peace plan.
Libya's endless security crisis and duelling "governments" are turning the Mediterranean into a sea of troubles.
Dire government warnings and counter-terrorism raids in our suburbs paint a picture of the worst threat Western nations have ever faced. A little historical perspective is in order.
The EU has pledged to triple money to the search-and-rescue mission in the Mediterranean. But simply throwing money at the problem won't work.
Ed Miliband's attack on David Cameron's foreign policy seems to have hit home. But is it deserved?
The Conservatives are livid at Ed Miliband's criticism of Cameron's foreign policy record. Perhaps it cuts too deep.
Labour leader didn't bash Cameron as hard as predicted on Libya.
The proposed response to the Mediterranean migrant crisis could well do more harm than good.
Thanks to a lack of joined-up policy on refugees, the Mediterranean has become the world's most dangerous migrant destination.
There appears to be little chance of a negotiated solution to the chaos tearing the country apart.
Whether they are migrants or refugees, people are needlessly dying by the boatload.
Iraq rolled into Tikrit with big promises of a major victory against Islamic State. The world is still waiting.
The Arab Spring began with a protest against police brutality. The dreams of those who took to the streets 4 years ago will not be realized until police forces change.