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Libya's Descent to a Failed State

Giorgio Cafiero | Posted 06.07.2015 | Home
Giorgio Cafiero

The failure of last year's election to achieve political unity in Libya was most evident when Fajr Libya, or "Libya Dawn" -- a diverse coalition of armed groups that includes an array of Islamist militias -- rejected the election's outcome and seized control of Tripoli.

Why Islamists Lost in Libya and Why Nobody Should Be Surprised

Matthew VanDyke | Posted 09.19.2012 | Home
Matthew VanDyke

The Libyan elections were never about who would win. They were always about how badly the Islamists would lose.