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Tortured, disappeared, displaced: Libyans in the hands of smugglers

“I studied to become a nurse, to help people and to serve my country. But now I have no money to even to help my father in his old age,” says Khaled as he pulls out his wallet and opens it to show the empty contents. “Not a single coin.”

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Deported to Libya, Ex-Gitmo Detainees Vanish. Will Others Meet a Similar Fate?

Some resettlements have gone well. Former detainees learned their new local languages, found jobs and even married. Others have been rockier. In countries like Uruguay and Kazakhstan, former detainees have struggled to fit in while complaining of inadequate support, distance from relatives and heavy-handed security. In still other countries, like …

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Networks of profiteers run rampant in Libya. Can they be stopped?

For too long, the economic drivers of Libya’s conflict have received insufficient attention. But this may be about to change. Ghassan Salamé, the U.N. special envoy to Libya, has his sights set on targeting Libya’s “economy of predation.”

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