Press Conference USA VoA Podcast: Overview of the Situation in Libya with Jason Pack
On 17 January, Founder of Libya-Analysis LLC Jason Pack was interviewed by Carol Castiel and Mohamed Elshinawi as part of Voice of America’s Press Conference USA for a special Libya update. In this detailed interview, Pack highlights the changing nature of the Libyan file, where external actors such as Russia and Turkey have gained significant influence. For Pack, these actors are progressively taken the place of traditional foreign actors such as the United States, or European countries such as France or Italy. In that regards, he reminds of the strategic importance of Libya, at both a regional and international levels, and urges the international community to implement the right solutions to help Libya out of its chaos. Drawing on his recent researches, Pack demonstrates Libya’s critical need for economic reform and how breaking the cycle of war economy could pave the way for stabilisation.
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