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Libya’s chaos is a warning to the world

13 mins | Nov 2, 2021
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A new era of global disorder has begun. A lot has changed since the toppling of Muammar al-Qaddafi, and the promise of Libya's first post-Qaddafi non-interim government is seen as a reason for optimism. However, the last decade suggests that the forces promoting disorder might trump order and international coordination. Jack Pack, the author of "Libya and the Global Enduring Disorder", urges that we must err on the side of caution. In this insightful piece, he analyses the potential political trajectories after Libya's 2021 elections and warns that this delicate equilibrium could spiral out of control quickly.
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