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GIS Dossier: Libya
Libya has been a test case for the European Union’s ability to intervene effectively in its neighborhood. Yet eight years after the fall of dictator Muammar Qaddafi, the country is still torn by civil war and virtually ungovernable, while refugees and migrants continue to flow north. With the key EU states – France and Italy – pulling the UN-sponsored peace process in different directions, Libya has become a playground for regional players, including Egypt, the Gulf States, Turkey and Russia.