An oil-rich land, Libya was for years one of Africa's wealthiest nations and an influential power in North Africa and the Middle East. Today, it is a shining example of how the Arab Spring went wrong. Libya's economy and public services have collapsed, and the country stands carved up by different militias and rival governments after the overthrow of longtime dictator Moammar Gadhafi in 2011. The country is also a key battleground in the fight against ISIS.
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