February 19, 2013

Libya Is Barely a State -- and That's OK

Faisal al Yafai, The National

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A small state that devolves much power to the regions would enable Libya to exploit the potential of trade with its neighbors -- and mark a clear change from Qaddafi's Green Book philosophy.

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