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The Cauldron: NATO's Campaign in Libya

Rob Weighill and Florence Gaub


NATO’s Libya Operation was a first in several ways: the first time the alliance operated in an Arab and African country, the first time Arab partners participated in kinetic missions, the first time it executed a UN mandate designed to protect civilians and the first time the United States were not in the lead. This book is the first one to tell the operation’s story from all sides concerned: spanning the hallways of the United Nations in New York, NATO Headquarters in Brussels and, crucially, the two operational epicenters: the Libyan battlefield, and Joint Force Command Naples, which was in ... More

Keywords: Libya, NATO, War, UN, Africa, Gaddafi

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9780190916220
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: February 2019 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780190916220.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Rob Weighill, author

Florence Gaub, author
EU Institute for Security Studies