March 8, 2012

Can Libya Ever Unite?

The National, The National

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Tribal leaders, militia chieftains and local politicians announced unilaterally on Tuesday that the Benghazi region, the core of Libya's oil industry and the fuel pump of the national economy, will become a semiautonomous region.

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