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Archibald GALLET

Issues in the Libyan Crisis Politique étrangère, Vol. 80, No. 2, Summer 2015

Libya is in chaos, divided by geographic, ethnic, economic, and religious rifts, with two militia supported governments, each trying to take control of the country’s oil fields.


The establishment of jihadist activity in the country, the development of many types of trafficking, and the exploitation of displaced, migrating populations, are just some of the factors that mean Libya’s state of disorder is becoming a significant regional issue. Libyan politicians seem to recognize the state of play, and European states are on the front line.


You can read this paper in French only: Les enjeux du chaos libyen

Article published in Politique étrangère, Vol. 80, No. 2, Summer 2015


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