LIBYA

 

Libya: One Step Forward, Two Steps Back

 

A deal to reopen eastern export terminals fell apart last Sunday, leaving Libya’s oil stuck in the ground. In spite of this setback, negotiations are likely to continue.

 

Events in Libya took a familiar turn this week, as hopes for a compromise leading to the resumption of oil exports were dashed amidst a further fragmentation of the chaotic political scene.

In behind the scenes negotiations, the provisional...