Different Western Perspectives to Foreign Mediation in Libya
Although it has long been covertly known that France is the counter-terror power in Libya advocating for more intervention and peacekeeping and Russia supports Haftar, it has now come into the open the extent to which the US wishes to wash its hands not only of Libya for domestic political reasons but also of the UN mediation process and Bernardino Leon himself. Read this controversial and explosive Reuters Article:
Despite months of American requests, the U.S. officials said Egypt, the United Arab Emirates and Qatar, all of which are U.S. allies, continue to encourage local factions to fight instead of compromise.”What is the objective? What is the plan for success here?” asked a senior American official who declined to be identified. “It seems quite clear that the more foreign countries get involved in Libya, the more unstable the situation becomes.”Egypt and the United Arab Emirates back the internationally recognized government led by Abdullah al-Thinni operating in the east. U.S. officials say Qatar has supported Libya Dawn, which controls the capital Tripoli, but Qatar denies this.
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