05 October 2021

Congress comes to the aid of Libyan people, passing bill ordering probe into war crimes and torture


Last Friday the U.S. Congress passed two important measures that have the potential to help Libyans in their struggle to break through ongoing political gridlock in the country. Rep. Ted Malinowski (D-N.J.) introduced amendments to the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2022. The first requires that the president review alleged arms embargo violators for sanctions under Executive Order 13726 (81 Fed. Reg. 23559); the second requires that the Department of State report on war [...]