Deadly Libya Violence Pushes Country Toward 'Failed State'

July 31, 2014 11:01 AM

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Deadly Libya Violence Pushes Country Toward 'Failed State'

Libya has descended into its deadliest fighting since the ouster of Moammar Gadhafi, pushing the country to the brink of collapse and creating a "giant black hole for security" in the region, experts warn.

Nearly 100 people have been killed, 400 others wounded, and much of the main airport has been destroyed in the recent battles that have gripped key cities. Violence has spiraled amid a power vacuum left by the removal of longtime dictator Gadhafi, with many placing the blame on shifting Western prio...

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