Mon, 9 July 2018
Libya still has 2 governments, one based in Tripoli in the West and the other in Tobruk in the East. Neither one is much good, but the Tripoli government has international recognition from the UN and the US. But the Tobruk government has by far the better army and now controls Libya’s biggest oil port, and its military leader, Field Marshall Khalifa Hifter says it will no longer let Tripoli dictate shares in oil profits. Award-winning Libyan journalist Mustafa Fetouri of Al-Monitor helps us sort things out.