Libya’s Importance for America

Libya is a failed state with civil war like situations and terrorist activities in several parts of the country. All the warring factions are quite fragmented. There is no centralized control of power on any of the sides. The root causes for the current mess are the inability of the government to impose its will and

retain the monopoly on violence, the rising influence of radical Islamists, the legacy of the chaotic administration of the state under Gaddafi and the numerous century old tribal conflicts in several parts of the country.

Today Libya has two parliaments and th