Libya: Prospects and Challenges
Alistair Burt MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Sir Richard Dalton, Associate Fellow, Middle East and North Africa Programme, Chatham House
Lindsey Hilsum, International Editor, Channel 4 News
Ashur Al-Shamis, Libyan Journalist
Chair: Dr Claire Spencer, Head, Middle East and North Africa Programme, Chatham House
Libya is high on the security agenda as the conflict enters its third month. NATO air strikes have intensified, putting further pressure on the entrenched and embattled regime. However, fears of a stalemate continue. The panel will discuss the challenges and prospects facing the Libyan regime, the opposition and the international community.