May, 2016 North Africa

TAREK MEGERISI

Libyans and their international partners can unite against the Islamic State, but external political and military engineering is undermining the prerequisite nation building.  

Federica Mogherini

By GEORGE JAHN and MATTHEW LEE
VIENNA (AP) — In a move fraught with risk, the United States and other world powers said Monday they would supply Libya's internationally recognized government with weapons to counter the Islamic State and other militant groups gaining footholds in the chaos-wracked country's lawless regions.