The Guardian quotes Rafik Hariri Center Nonresident Fellow Mohamed Eljarh on the factions competing for control in Libya and how the growing presence of ISIS could be a unifying factor:

“The growing threat of the Islamic State in western and southern Libya could serve as unifying factor, given that Libyans in both of the broader competing camps recognise that a divided Libya stands no chance of handling such threats,” argues Mohamed Eljarh, an Atlantic council fellow. Egyptian military action may also continue. The proliferation of weapons from Gaddafi’s looted arsenals is a related concern both nationally and regionally, with arms ending up as far afield as Sinai, Syria and Mali.

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