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A house divided: Why partitioning Libya might be the only way to save it

Brookings BY: Federica Saini Fasanotti History repeats itself, it is often said. The strife facing modern-day Libya—strife largely born of and fueled by internal, sometimes triba

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Next Steps in Libya

Center for American Progress By William Danvers  The alarming security, economic, and political trends in Libya are currently a critical issue for the international community

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Libyan health crisis sharpens as resources dwindle

Reuters  BY AHMED ELUMAMI Unable to get specialist care for his six-year-old daughter in Libya or a visa for treatment abroad, Abdulhakim Shaybi bought a motor boat and set off with he

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Drastic measures needed to rebuild higher education – Report

University World News Wagdy Sawahel Poor investment, weak capacity and security, as well as political instability and onerous bureaucracy in war-torn Libya have produced a higher education

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Only a United Libya can Weaken ISIS’s Regional Presence for Good

Huffington Post Dr. Anwar Elfeitori  Ambassador of Libya to Malaysia, Laos and Cambodia. Former Minister Since 2014 the terrorist group Daesh, or ISIS, has come under increasing pr

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Libya urgently needs new mechanisms for dialogue!

Impulse 06/2016 by Virginie Collombier, EUI/NOREF  Qaddafi’s overthrow in October 2011 as well as the successful conduct of the first parlia-mentary elections in July 2012 hid for so

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To Rebuild Libya, Start From Below

Foreign Policy   BY SETH KAPLAN, BASSMA KODMANI   There has been at least a bit of good news from Libya lately. Over the past few days, militias allied with the

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Goldman Sachs hired prostitutes to win Libyan business, court told

Jill Treanor Goldman Sachs bankers paid for prostitutes, private jets and five-star hotels and held business meetings on yachts to win business from a Libyan investment fund set up under Gaddaf

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The Guardian: Distribution of new banknotes raises fears for Libyan unity

 Patrick Wintour Diplomatic Editor Banks in eastern Libya will start using new Russian-produced banknotes on Wednesday in a move regarded as “very dangerous and worrying”

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Defying critics, Libya’s eastern bank prints its own money

By Rami Musa | AP Libya’s cash-strapped eastern central bank announced it had printed its own bank notes Friday, overcoming initial opposition from the U.N.-backed

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Bloomberg: Libya Oil Deal Allows Small Step Toward Healing Political Divide

Bloomberg Caroline Alexander The political deal that allowed the restart of oil shipments from a port in eastern Libya provides short-term relief for cash-strapped authorities, but is only

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Intervening better: Europe’s second chance in Libya

  The European Council on Foreign Relations By Mattia Toaldo  On Monday, foreign ministers from Europe, the Middle East and the US will gather in Vienna to discuss how to supp

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