Columbia International Affairs Online: Policy Briefs

CIAO DATE: 08/2014

Negotiating Libya's Constitution

Karim Mezran, Duncan Pickard

January 2014

Atlantic Council


Libya’s future as a democracy hinges on the constitution-drafting process and the ability of the constituent assembly to consider and adequately address major political and security challenges.

A new Atlantic Council issue brief, “Negotiating Libya’s Constitution,” examines the political and security context of Libya’s constitution-making process, concerns related to the constitution-drafting body, and potentially divisive issues to be addressed in the new constitution.