Salon's Primer on Libya
Tunisia. Egypt. And the rest will be history. Among the “rest” of the Arab nations now experiencing their own versions of a 21st-century, social-media-driven revolution is Libya. Unlike its immediate neighbors to the west and east, Libya (an OPEC member) adds the complicating layer of oil wealth and the additional global geopolitical entanglements that entails. Salon provides a nice primer on this important Mediterranean state.