Political and fiscal pressure is pulling Libya apart at the seams and creating conditions that threaten neighboring countries.
One year after the murder of U.S. ambassador Christopher Stevens and three other foreign service members, Libya is fraying under the strain of numerous tensions. In addition to debilitating political problems and uncertain security, the country is suffering from an acute disruption in oil production and exports that has deprived it of irreplaceable revenue. This combination is potentially catastrophic, not just for Libya, but also for its neighbors.
Article by Geoff D. Porter, The Washington Institute.
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