Government Unlikely To Force Open Libyan Export Terminals


Tensions in Tripoli had barely subsided when gunfire erupted in Benghazi, Libya’s second city, raising the spectre of a violent end to the strikes that have reduced oil exports to a trickle.


Events in Tripoli last week made explicit the threat posed to the government by the militia groups, which killed scores of civilians peacefully protesting against their presence in the city. The massacres and...