Global Politics

Oil Wealth In The New Libya

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Libyan state-owned oil company (Photo: Antony Stanley/Flickr)

Libya's new rulers have suggested they'll be able to "kick start" the country's oil production but the new oil chief says it will take more than a year to get the oil flow back up to speed. UCLA political science professor Michael Ross tells anchor Marco Wermans why Libya's oil wealth could be detrimental to a democratic future.

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