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Is Libya returning to military rule?

It is not always the case that popular uprisings against despotic authoritarian regimes and their total removal will necessarily lead to a new democratic system of government. The world has witnessed many examples of this, although and in some cases, the regression to authoritarianism was for a short period.

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Controlling Libya’s wealth: Hifter’s long game

For nine months, the United Nations has attempted to force the so-called General National Accord (GNA) government on Libya. Despite myriad international pronouncements of support, the GNA has failed spectacularly to take hold on the ground. Regional squabbles, constitutional complexities affecting its legitimacy and its lack of institutional capacity impede the GNA’s progress. Lurking …

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Libya loyalists fail to retake key eastern oil ports

BENGHAZI (Libya) – A counter-attack by fighters loyal to Libya’s UN-backed unity government aimed at retaking key eastern oil ports was repelled on Sunday by forces from a rival administration. The operation came as three members of forces loyal to the Tripoli-based Government of National Accord were killed further west …

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