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The tyrant's poison pill: The suppression of civil society

Sirte during the 2011 war for Libya. (Photo: vittoare / flickr)

The West's hypocrisy and oil-greed are coming home to roost with a vengeance in Libya as the Arab Spring in that country turns into a nightmarish winter characterized by armed gangs, economic collapse, a decline in services by an incompetent government and increasing political domination by radical Islamists.

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