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Clashes between the radical Islamist group Ansar al-Sharia and units of Libya's army in Benghazi (photo: Reuters)

Two Years after the Overthrow of the Gaddafi Regime

Are We Facing a Second Somalia?

The Libyan writer and political analyst Mustafa el-Fituri describes here the most important challenges that Libya must now overcome on its way to democracyMore

Rebels in Tripoli (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

Libya after the Parliamentary Elections

Precarious and Unstable

The first free elections to be held in Libya for over half a century took place at the weekend. Even if they were free and fair, the challenges facing the country are daunting, to say the least. According to the Libyan political scientist Mustafa el-Fituri, the failures of Libya's interim government have led to a lack of stability and growing divisions in societyMore