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Three lawsuits in U.S. federal court represent an inflection point in the global effort to hold Libyan war criminals legally accountable for torture and extrajudicial killings.
While other countries have intervened with force, China has taken a cautious approach to preserve its options.
Warlords are often necessary tools of statecraft, but support for them often comes at the expense of building a functioning central government.
International actors committed to not interfere in Libya, but can they be held to it?
As the fighting enters Tripoli, the United States must act to prevent a disaster.
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Editor’s Note: This article originally appeared on Order from Chaos.
U.S. Launches Punitive Strikes on Assad Regime’s Chemical Weapons Facilities
To many Libyan households, the top security threat plaguing their daily lives isn’t the risk of being caught in the crossfire between contending militias, falling victim to a jihadi group, or being kidnapped for ransom. A more unrelenting consequence of Libya’s dysfunctional politics is its monetary crisis. The principal manifestations—chronic shortage of dinar banknotes, along with a weak valuation of the Libyan currency in the black market—first emerged in 2014. Unlike the ongoing civil war, which also began in 2014, the monetary crisis has consistently intensified through the months.