Monthly Topic: Sowing and Reaping Anger and Revenge in Libya

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...Chaos and frustration are not the only themes in Libya’s story. There is a rugged spirit in much of the country. People who have lived in a harsh region for centuries continue to uphold many positive traditional values in the culture such as honor and hospitality. Much of Libya is covered by the Sahara Desert. In other areas there are rugged mountains where the inhabitants have carved out their homes from the mountain or down into the earth. These isolating forces help to shape a strong loyalty to one’s tribe and one’s family that still defines so much that happens.
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Two men stood arguing under an olive tree. What were they arguing about? Who owned the tree and who owned the soil under the tree! It sounds strange, but in the Nafusah Plateau southwest of Tripoli,...


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