Hey, remember Libya?

Canada could not wait to lead the NATO charge in 2011. Now as the North African country spirals out of control, it’s being ignored.

Embassy Photo: Scott Taylor
A bullet-pierced poster of former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi amid rubble in Tripoli, Libya’s capital, in August 2011.
Scott Taylor
Published: Wednesday, 06/04/2014 12:00 am EDT
Last Updated: Wednesday, 06/04/2014 10:41 am EDT

As dramatic events continue to develop quickly in Libya, it is difficult to fathom how it is possible for the Canadian media, pundits and politicians to completely ignore this crisis.

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