Tribes and Tribalism in Libya

Video Transcript

Libya is made of tribes, and Gadhafi, he worked so hard to keep it that way. Because that was his only way to create allies and to dominate his, actually, foes, let's say. And now after the country is all blown out, there is no security, there is no control, the arms are everywhere, and the tribal interests are somewhat conflicted. The country is divided in regions as well. So it's like a division within [a] division within [a] division.

In this video, a Tunisian national discusses tribes and tribalism in Libya.