Russian interests in Libyan oil alert US administration
In their latest article with The Wall Street Journal, Benoit Faucon and Jared Malsin highlight that tensions are heightening between the United States and Russia, most particularly regarding the control over oil resources. Following reports that military contractors linked to the Russian government have taken control of two oil facilities, the US administration is now threatening with sanctions actors interfering with Libyan oil resources and push for a compromise to be reached. For Founder of Libya-Analysis LLC Jason Pack, quoted in the article, recent developments indicate that ‘The Russians are doing things that are bolder and bolder’.
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