This policy outlook aims to analyse Italy’s approach towards Libya post- 2011. Rome’s various interests in Libya are assessed and used to explain Italy’s policy in the country and its effect on the Libyan conflict.

Ferhat Polat 30 September 2020

This policy outlook aims to analyse Italy’s approach towards Libya post- 2011. Rome’s various interests in Libya are assessed and used to explain Italy’s policy in the country and its effect on the Libyan conflict. Italy’s interests are varied, from dependency on Libyan oil and gas to migration, to security. Rome has always regarded Libya as a field of primary interest. Therefore, for Italy, a stable Libya is crucial to preserve these interests.​

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