UN sanctions on Libya will not stop Gadhafi’s war against his people

27.02.2011                      23.Adar l, 5771


UN sanctions on Libya will not stop Gadhafi's war against his people

Gadhafi's fall might break the country into tribal principalities, or local tribal coalitions that would jointly manage shared areas at best, or fight over control of resources at worst.

Two months after the protests in Tunisia and a month after the start of the protests in Egypt that chased Hosni Mubarak out of office and all the way to his hideout in Sharm el-Sheikh, it seems the "protest culture" is taking the place of political change and the implementation of democracy. The latest example is Libya, which in recent days has become a battlefield with more than a thousand dead, amid fears of a much greater massacre and expectations of a full-fledged civil war….