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Libya: unpromising soil for the hopes of the Arab spring

Benghazi : Libya | Jul 09, 2012 at 11:30 AM PDT
Source: The Guardian
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Amel Pain/EPA On the face of it, Libya was always unpromising soil for the great hopes of the Arab spring. Muammar Gaddafi ran a highly repressive dictatorship that used the country's oil wealth, tribal divisions and in the end tacit western support to stay in power long past his sell-by date until rebel... FULL ARTICLE AT The Guardian
 
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