November 22, 2014 - Murzuq region, Libya: A truck heavily loaded with goods heading to the border stops at a black market area in the middle of the desert in Southwest Libya. Libya’s borders remain largely ungoverned, and securing the periphery is among the country’s greatest challenges. Weak border control allows markets in arms, people, and narcotics to thrive alongside everyday trafficking in fuel and goods, with profound consequences for the region as a whole. (Photo/Narciso Contreras)
November 22, 2014 - Murzuq region, Libya: A truck heavily loaded with goods heading to the border stops at a black market area in the middle of the desert in Southwest Libya. Libya’s borders remain largely ungoverned, and securing the periphery is among the country’s greatest challenges. Weak border control allows markets in arms, people, and narcotics to thrive alongside everyday trafficking in fuel and goods, with profound consequences for the region as a whole. (Photo/Narciso...
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