Writing in Politico, Geoff D. Porter, discusses potential implications in Libya had not US SEALs halted an illegal oil shipment from eastern Libyan rebels. Although the SEALs intervention stopped the worst outcome, lack of consensus in Tripoli and among the rebels themselves about what a satisfactory negotiated outcome would be means that the potential for confrontation and violence in Libya is still high. In fact, ousted Prime Minister Ali Zeidan said that Libya had become “a crucible of terror.”  Click here to read the full article.

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