As Libya teeters near chaos, U.S. keeps hands-off policy

June 25, 2014 12:07 AM

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As Libya teeters near chaos, U.S. keeps hands-off policy

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Among all countries swept by the Arab Spring uprisings, few today are as dysfunctional as Libya.

Heavily armed militias outgun its fledgling army. A renegade former general has launched a purge of radical Islamists. Weapons looted from arsenals of ousted dictator Muammar Gaddafi help fuel the bloody conflict in Syria. And an estimated $30 billion (£17.6 billion) in oil revenue has been lost in ...

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