March 31, 2014

Libya's Old Divisions Reawaken

Gwynne Dyer, Japan Times

The Associated Press

Libya has been a chaos of rival militias holding down local fiefdoms ever since the overthrow of Moammar Gadhafi’s 42-year dictatorship in 2011, but in the past month the disintegration has accelerated. A formal division of the country into two successor states is now a real possibility, but it’s unlikely to happen without some further fighting.

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