October 13, 2012

Extremists Will Win Arab Spring

Tim Marshall, The Spectator

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As we have seen since the removal of Gaddafi, the gangs running these fiefdoms have exacted their ‘revenge’ in an orgy of brutality against black Libyans, black Africans, and people deemed to be Gaddafi loyalists. In impoverished societies with few accountable institutions, power rests with gangs disguised as ‘militia’ and ‘political parties’. While they fight for power, many innocent people die.

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