"Algeria has begun to come out of its shell, and the country is weighing in on political and security developments in neighboring countries..."
Despite forecasts that Libya could soon produce one million barrels of oil per day, the nation is falling apart. How is this possible?
"The reality is that Libya’s claim to sovereignty is tenuous, which is why the recent Egypt-UAE airstrikes should have been expected."
"For Washington, this is potentially a salutary development, but it also reveals the transition from a U.S.-led regional-security arrangement to something beyond U.S. control."
International law has typically forbidden one or the other, seeing their combination as volatile. Yet current American foreign policy rests on both at once.
While the oil might be flowing, the country is a total mess.
Why the conflict in Libya could explain Obama's reasoning for bombing ISIS in Iraq.
The Western intervention in Libya that ousted Gaddafi came at the price of emboldening some of the least democratic elements in the Arab world. A return to the past could help.
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