Sightline with Tim Marshall: What is Turkey doing in Libya?
In this week's episode, Tim Marshall explains why Ankara has intervened in the Libyan conflict
The Ottoman Empire stretched all the way to what is now Libya - but why on earth is modern Turkey gambling for influence there - even sending troops? Well, it’s not just earth they’re interested in – it's the sea, and what lies beneath.
In this week's episode, Tim Marshall explains why Ankara has intervened in the North African country's conflict, on the side of the beleagured Government of National Accord (GNA) in Tripoli.
Updated: January 22, 2020 10:05 PM