Libya - 2011-2021. The Making of a Revolution #1

The militias of Shabab, or revolutionary youth, which fought against Muammar Gaddafi’s forces for control of Libya in 2011, could hardly be called an army. They lacked a proper command chain, uniforms, sophisticated weaponry and military skills, and yet they stood up to the national army and kept advancing towards Misratah and Tripoli.As the militiamen […]

Libya - 2011-2021. The Making of a Revolution #2

In May 2011, Misratah, Libya’s third largest city, had been under siege for three months. Gaddafi’s forces and the militias of Shabab, or revolutionary youth, fought to control the city in a conflict of unprecedented violence. It caused hundreds of deaths and devastated a large part of the urban landscape, which for weeks has been […]

Libya - Gaddafi’s Utopia

Ten thousand years of history. Civilizations that have fought, traded, loved, hated, overlapped, merged and intertwined in an inextricable tangle. Ten thousand years of history and a single, eternal common denominator: the Mediterranean. With Libya at the center: yesterday as today, it is both the natural gateway to – and exit point from – Africa. […]

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