Simon Speakman Cordall

Libya's youth and the experience of revolution and civil war

Libya’s youth came of age in an era quite unlike that of their parents, experiencing first the euphoria of revolution, then the descent into bloodshed and anarchy.

A militia man with a Libyan flag in downtown Tripoli.
Boats tied up in Zarzis
Tribes In Tunisia

Long neglected by the country’s rulers, tribes in southern Tunisia have been both enriched and altered by changes in trade flows and smuggling across the Libyan border.