Libya

Towards anarchy

Print edition : November 15, 2013

Prime Minister Ali Zeidan in Tripoli on October 10, shortly after he was freed from captivity. Photo: Mahmoud Turkia/AFP

A protest in Benghazi on October 11 with portraits of senior Al Qaeda figure Anal al Libi, who was captured by U.S. commandos. Photo: Esam Omran Al-Fetori/Reuters

Migrants at a temporary prison in Tripoli on October 19 after they were caught during an attempt to reach Europe in fishing boats. Photo: Mahmoud Turkia/AFP

The abduction of Prime Minister Ali Zeidan, the strikes in the oil industry and the rash of assassinations are only indications that Libya may soon join the ranks of “failed states”.
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