War and Anarchy

Nichole Sobecki, Tufts Magazine
Published November 1, 2011

In the heart of Libya's ragtag rebellion

When revolution sparked in Libya this past February, I spent a month in the eastern part of the country as the correspondent for GlobalPost, the Boston-based international news site. I had come to cover the latest of the uprisings spreading across the Arab world, but the deadly confrontations that followed cast a shadow over the idealism inspired by the revolts in Egypt and Tunisia.