Upcoming DCFR speaker Jack Goldstone renders an opinion about how institutions must be managed to give Libyans a chance for freedom and stability. He writes:
Post-Gadhafi Libya brims with promise, but also with pitfalls. Blessed with low-sulfur oil, proximity to Europe, and recent strong economic growth, the country should be poised to move forward. But that’s only if the risks of tribal conflicts and the challenges of a very young population and regional divisions can be managed.
He suggests heeding lessons learned from experience in other countries for those who will advise the National Transitional Council. Read the op ed.