16 ianuarie 2020

Who are the main players in the Libyan conflict?


Here's a quick guide on who controls what in Libya with many actors emerging and competing with one another for power and hegemony.The Arab Spring uprising in 2011 led to the ousting and subsequent killing of Libya's dictator Muammar Gaddafi, engulfing the country in a bloody civil war. Now various groups are fighting each other to gain power, even targeting the UN-recognised government in Tripoli.    As a result, Libya has become a battleground for both local and regional aspirations, with [...]