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Libya

Population: 6.37 mn.
GDP: $51 bn.
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The opposition breaks cover, slowly

The West’s new allies in Libya are largely unknown. The most familiar faces to join the revolution include the Ambassador to the United Nations, Abdel Rahman Shalgam, a former Fore...


Europe's new line on Gadaffi

As the regime attacks civilians, European states are tearing up their trade deals with Gadaffi and his family

The European Union’s decision to freeze the assets of the Central Bank of Libya, the Libyan Investment Authority sovereign fund and other businesses could have serious conseque...


Gadaffi's fight to the death

After seizing the east of the country and the oil installations, the opposition steels itself for a long campaign

As Colonel Moammar el Gadaffi fights back hard against his opponents, the prospect of his early overthrow has given way to concern about widespread instability in a deeply fracture...


Uneasy lies the head

The WikiLeaks cables reveal much about the Gadaffi family and show that no one expects real change or reform until after the Colonel’s departure

The secret world of Libya’s oil industry, as well as its palace politics, has been laid bare by the publication of hundreds of United States cables by WikiLeaks over the past three...


Rebuilding relations

The National Transitional Council (NTC) has finally formed a government, which should kickstart Libya’s reconstruction despite the fact that loyalists to former leader Moammar el...


Castles made of sand

Instability in the Middle East and North Africa has put pressure on China’s non-interference principle, pushing it into more pragmatic territory

Beijing signalled the biggest change in its Africa policy when it decided to accept the National Transitional Council as a negotiating partner in the peace talks between Colonel Mo...


Beijing and Delhi change tack

The crisis in Libya is exposing foreign policy contradictions across the world – including among Asia’s rising powers

China and India, like many Western and African states, have torn up their diplomatic rule books as the crisis in Libya moves from revolution to civil war. First to go was Beijing’s...


Solid foundations

Chinese traders in Tripoli are watching closely to see how the Western-led attacks on Colonel Moammar el Gadaffi’s regime will affect business in the short term. South Korean and C...


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