The role of tribalism in Libya’s history

www.cbc.ca/news/world/story/2011/03/01/f-libya-tribal-history.html

Libya is a tribal country.   Academics and political analysts argue that the tribal and regional divisions that have troubled the country for decades will hamper a peaceful transition.  This article argues otherwise.  It reminds us that the majority of Libyans are Sunni Muslims speaking the same language, Arabic and that this similarity should be nurtured more intead of focusing on the rivaliries between regions and tribes.

 

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