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Why Libya’s Arms Embargo Is Failing

By Yigal Chazan Frequent violations of the weapons ban expose serious monitoring and enforcement flaws. Amid mounting concern that the conflict in Libya could become as intractable as the Syrian civil war, international attempts to uphold the United Nations arms embargo are floundering, primarily due to the limited scope of the monitoring mission and the apparent lack of political will to enforce it.

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