Libya: Situation Normal, All Falling Apart


Anarchic politics are hitting long, as well as short-term, prospects for Libyan oil.

Tripoli was talking tough this week as its hold on the country continues to weaken amid a surge in violence, a fractured cabinet and the continued blockage of eastern oil export terminals.

Prime Minister ‘Ali Zeidan on 19 January bared his teeth at a self-declared regional government that controls the export facilities for oil...