Libya Project

Warning in Libya: The Rise of an Imminent Threat

The pattern of violent incidents attributed to Salafist groups in Libya from March 2012 to September 2012 indicate that security across the country, and particularly in Benghazi, had deteriorated prior to the attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi.

ISW Experts Available to Discuss NATO Summit

At NATO’s summit in Chicago over the weekend, the focus will be on Afghanistan, and following President Barack Obama’s decision to transition security leadership to Afghans by mid-2013, international leaders will be pressed to make long-term commitments for the transition there.

Understanding The Libyan Revolution Through Palantir

The Institute for the Study of War (ISW), a non-partisan, non-profit research organization, provides the U.S. military, Congress, business leaders, the media, and the general public with open-source, granular, and real-time information and analysis on current military operations and emerging threats. ISW's work on Iraq, Afghanistan, Libya, and the broader Middle East fills a critical gap in the policy debate, ensuring that leaders have an accurate understanding of current andevolving conflicts.

The Libyan Revolution

This presentation integrates open-source data from the Institute for the Study of War's recent publication series, The Libyan Revolution, and leverages the Palantir analytic platform to examine relational, geospatial, and temporal elements of the strategic landscape moving forward.

The Libyan Revolution by the Numbers

The Institute for the Study of War began tracking the Libyan revolution on a daily basis in March 2011. ISW has published the first three parts of the in-depth four-part series “ The Libyan Revolution,” and the last part will cover the conflict up to Qaddafi’s death on Oct. 20, 2011. To learn more about the revolution, check out our daily and weekly updates and video timeline.