TIME quotes Rafik Hariri Center Nonresident Fellow Mohamed Eljarh on ISIS attempting to cut of Libya’s oil revenue and taking advantage of Libyan disunity:

“The Islamic State is trying to use the disunity of Libyans, and the fact that there is fighting going on between rival armed groups to target Libya’s only source of income, Libya’s national wealth represented by the oil facilities,” said Mohamed Eljarh a Libya-based fellow with the Atlantic Council think tank.

“By attacking the oil sector in Libya, they will ensure that any unity government will be deprived of much of the funds they need to buy the weapons they need to face this group.” he said.

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