Libya's elected parliament became a base where different factions manipulated other arms of the state. [Note: Read part one here.]
Libya's elected parliament became a base where different factions manipulated other arms of the state. Libya is sliding deeper into instability. The joyous and hopeful atmosphere which encircled the 2012 elections for a transitional parliament – the General National Congress (GNC) – and their initial months in office has dissipated...
A look at the political issues surrounding Libya’s first post-Qaddafi election and the varying agendas of each of the main parties. Lenin once noted that “Sometimes decades pass and nothing happens, and then sometimes weeks pass and decades happen”; an observation that appears tailored to Libya's recent history, with events...
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