Chaos in Libya: Why it futile to expect Libya to crack down on human smugglers — no one is in charge

Several days of news:

  • 24 Apr 2014: Libya rebels warn Tripoli oil ports to stay closed unless deal implemented
  • 27 Apr 2014: Libyan oil port Zueitina to re-open after damage assessed
  • 28 Apr 2014: Libyan PM attacks central bank governor as political turmoil rages
  • 28 Apr 2014: Libya says Jordan will handover jailed Islamist to get its kidnapped ambassador
  • 29 Apr 2014: Suicide bomber in car kills two at army camp in Libya’s Benghazi
  • 29 Apr 2014: Gunmen storm Libya’s General National Congress in Tripoli
  • 29 Apr 2014: Power struggle blights Libya’s chaotic main airport
  • 1 May 2014: Heavy fighting, explosions in Libya’s Benghazi city
  • 1 May 2014: Officials say five killed in militia attack in Libya’s Benghazi
  • 2 May 2014: Libya blames Ansar al-Shariya Islamists for Benghazi violence
  • 3 May 2014: Libya grand mufti urges ban on racy lingerie imports
  • 3 May 2014: Libyan commander survives assassination attempt in Benghazi, says official
  • 4 May 2014: Businessman Ahmed Maiteeq installed as Libya’s new PM after chaotic vote
  • 4 May 2014: Libyan deputy speaker declares election of prime minister invalid
  • 5 May 2014: Maiteeq sworn in as PM despite objections
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