Libya in 2016 is far away from the vision Libyans had of their country after the revolutionary war in 2011. Due to the heavy legacy of the Qaddafi regime especially the fragile or non-existence institutions and distorted national identity the process of Post-Conflict Reconstruction faced numerous hurdles. Based on intensive field work that took place in Libya during February 2016, this research discusses such hurdles, the way they were handled, and proposes possible solutions and recommendations for the way forward.


Political Science Department

Degree Name

MA in Political Science

Graduation Date


Submission Date

May 2016

First Advisor

Elnur, Ibrahim

Committee Member 1

Sika, Nadine

Committee Member 2

Koehler, Kevin


89 p.

Document Type

Master's Thesis


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