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Who (Or What) To Blame For Libya?

Christopher Stephen paints a picture of a country where deeply entrenched corruption and factionalism have rendered good governance impossible and fueled the pseudo-civil war tearing the country apart today: 815 more words

The Dish

Here’s Why Libya Is Burning—Again

By Russ Baker

Source: WhoWhatWhy

NEWSFLASH: The U.S. has evacuated its embassy in Tripoli, Libya, because of ongoing violence, U.S. officials tell CNN’s Barbara Starr. 391 more words

History

اسرائیل نے غزہ میں آج مزید 17 لاشیں گرا دیں، شہادتوں کی تعداد 1374 ہوگئی

غزہ میں اسرائیلی فضائیہ کے تازہ حملے میں مزید 17 فلسطینی شہید اور 200 سے زائد زخمی ہوگئے جبکہ 24 روز سے جاری صیہونی بربریت کے دوران شہید فلسطینیوں کی تعداد 1374 ہوگئی۔

Reports

Libya Islamic militias declare control of Benghazi

Libya Islamic militias declare control of Benghazi http://m.apnews.com/ap/db_268777/contentdetail.htm?contentguid=ooS4Iukv (from @AP)

Obama’s Legacy

N4TM Commentary:
Is anyone paying attention? Is anyone putting the pieces together on the latest narrative? 181 more words

Libya is now officially a failed state

It is failed in the sense that it does not have a cohesive central government whose writ runs to every part of the country.

And of course it is failed due to the complete absence of the rule of law, and failed most of all by the West whose decision to embark on a disastrous military intervention in 2011, which led directly to the ousting and murder of former Libyan leader, Muammar Gaddafi, was the catalyst for the disaster that has unfolded in the country since. 754 more words

State Fragility

After Filipinos Beheaded, Raped in Libya, Philippine Government Moves to Rush Workers Out

The Philippines dispatched its foreign minister on Thursday to oversee the evacuation of 13,000 citizens from Libya after a Filipino construction worker was beheaded and a nurse gang-raped there. 474 more words

Britain’s embassy in Tripoli was virtually the only diplomatic mission still open in Libya’s war-torn capital as fierce fighting prompted other countries to withdraw their diplomats. 235 more words

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