Somalia and Syria combined. That’s what Libya could easily be heading towards if the region and the international community are not careful. But rather than focus on the very real threat of that reality, far too many are prioritising rogue generals. Quite. The reorientation of policy towards this exceedingly strategic North African country is not a luxury the international community should consider – but a necessity that it has no choice but to pursue.
The people of Benghazi have been fighting a pitched battle for their city and for their countryH.A. Hellyer