|Author (Person)||Mezran, Karim, Varvelli, Arturo|
|Publisher||Italian Institute for International Political Studies (ISPI)|
|Series Title||ISPI Commentary|
|Series Details||February 2016|
|Content Type||Journal | Series | Blog|
The premise at the base of any armed intervention is to have a clear political aim. An intervention, therefore, must be assessed in terms of modalities and opportunities - an obvious yet often neglected principle. US, Italian, French and British spokespersons over the last few weeks expressed a desire to intervene in Libya. The two main reasons for this urgency include the lack of a political agreement among Libyans and a fear of growing terrorist activity.
|Subject Categories||Security and Defence|
|Countries / Regions||Western Europe|