Tony Blair Institute for Global Change


Jason Pack, Founder, and Libya-Analysis ®, President


Jason Pack founded as a monitoring service detailing the group's history, its interactions with other jihadi actors, and Western actions towards the group. Jason is also a Researcher of Middle Eastern History at Cambridge University, the editor of The 2011 Libyan Uprisings and the Struggle for the Post-Qadhafi Future (Palgrave Macmillan June 2013) and lead author of Libya's Faustian Bargains: Breaking the Appeasement Cycle (Atlantic Council May 2014). His analysis and opinion articles have appeared in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Spectator, Newsweek and Foreign Affairs. One of the few Western experts on the inner workings of Libya's jihadi militias, he is a frequent commentator on the BBC, France 24, CNN, and Al Jazeera.

Jason has advised NATO and many of its member states on the need to formulate an anti-ISIS coalition of Libyan stakeholders. Via his consultancy arm, Jason specialises in producing bespoke reports for Western companies and governments which monitor specific aspects of the political and security situation in Libya while also providing big-picture forecasting. In this capacity, he is an affiliated North Africa Analyst at Risk Intelligence, a Danish company specialising in maritime risk.

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