US experts call for stronger US diplomatic engagement in Eastern Mediterranean
In an article posted on 30 October with The National Interest, Thomas Trask, Jonathan Ruhe and Ari Cicurel denounce the United States (USA)’s approach to the Libyan crisis. For the authors, Washington’s “lead from behind” strategy in Libya created a vacuum which allowed for strong Russian and Turkish involvement. And the past months have demonstrated that such involvement only resulted in more tensions in Libya and the broader Eastern Mediterranean region. As a result, Trask, Ruhe and Cicurel call for the USA to revisit their diplomatic engagement through the appointment of a Special Envoy for the Eastern Mediterranean.
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