Libya: Peace Elusive After A Year Of UN Talks

One year after the UN mediation to resolve the conflict in Libya began, the outcome is still in the balance. The UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) hosted the first round of dialogue on 29 September 2014. Last week, it held what lead negotiator, UN Special Representative and UNSMIL head Bernardinho Leon said would be its last.

Mr Leon has staked his own future on the successful conclusion of talks. Should they fail to yield an...