Verity Hubbard

Verity Hubbard is a researcher at Libya-Analysis LLC and programme manager for the Libya Security Monitor.

The strange resurrection of Saif al-Islam Gaddafi

Last week Saif al-Islam Gaddafi, the son and onetime heir apparent of the former dictator Muammar Gaddafi, appeared in the southern desert city of Sebha. A furtive, uneasy, and aged Gaddafi, who had been missing for several years, was dressed in robes that mirrored his father’s trademark look and if you squinted, it almost looked