A cycle of permanent intervention in Libya

by Ramona Wadi

The New Arab | 26 May, 2016

In the aftermath of NATO’s destruction of Libya, official rhetoric fluctuated between transition and reports of violence which were swiftly brushed aside as mere consequences of a country struggling to embrace a democratic framework.

While this framework still forms part of UN propaganda, the infiltration of the Islamic State group in Libya – particularly in Sirte – has not only ridiculed the diplomatic gibberish, but also reflects the extent to which the international community commits human rights violations under the auspices of the UN. This leaves the targeted country prone to additional violence from armed groups.Read More »

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