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Now, more than ever, we must help Libya's transition to democracy
With Syria and Egypt burning, the west can ill afford to lose Libya. As Nato once helped liberate Libyans from Gaddafi, so the west must now help them to overcome the challenges of the transition from dictatorship. The future of democracy in the Middle East is here, in the streets of Tripoli, Benghazi, Zintan and Misrata, cities once feted by western media but increasingly forgotten.
Since the 2011 revolution that ousted Gaddafi, a…
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