3 bullet point summary of Libya?

  • Total chaos: Split east/west with rival claims to functions of state (government, parliament, central bank) & natural resources.
  • West = Smörgåsbord of Tripoli & Misrata based rebel groups backed by Islamist hardliners (+ Qatar, Turkey & Sudan).
  • East = semi-secular alliance based in Tobruk, supported by UAE & Egypt.

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