Is Libya a risk for Turkey?

By halima at 2020-01-04 • 0 collector • 115 pageviews

Turkish troops are expected to be sent to Libya to support the Tripoli-based government of National Accord (GNA) against Libyan military strongman Khalifa Haftar, after Turkey's parliament approved the motion for military deployment on Thursady evening. Insiders suggest some 200 Turkish marines will arrive in advisory, training and support roles. However, beyond grabbing international headlines, the deployment has security risks, logistical constraints and geographic limitations compared to Turkey's previous cross-border interventions in neighboring war zones such as Syria or Iraq.

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