Speaking with NPR, Carnegie’s Frederic Wehrey discussed the turmoil that Libya has experienced since the fall of dictator Muammar Qaddafi and how lawlessness, inadequate medical care, and emigration continue to plague the beleaguered nation. Wehrey’s book, The Burning Shores: Inside the New Battle for Libya, is available today on Amazon and Independent Booksellers.
This interview originally aired on NPR’s All Things Considered.
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