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While Tunisia and Egypt saw their heads of state overthrown, the uprising in Libya was the only true, and full revolution.  Muammar Ghaddafi ran the country like a family mafia and when he was overthrown the Libyan people were left without any government or structure to build from.

The evidence of that can be seen today throughout the country where there is no functioning justice system, no army, and piles of trash are building up because there isn't a government to provide basic public needs.

Even though the National Transition Council is recognized internationally as Libya's acting representative, the power is really spread out among the countries many tribal militias who act at regional police.

To discuss Libya and the struggle they're going through to start over, Christiane Amanpour sits down with author Lindsey Hilsum whose new book Sandstorm: Libya in the Time of Revolution, is a firsthand account of the Libyan revolution.

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  • 'Surprised' Serena sets up dream Sharapova final

    By Greg Stutchbury MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Serena Williams overcame feisty teenage challenger Madison Keys to set up a dream Australian Open final with Maria Sharapova on Thursday but seemed to be the only person surprised she had made it that far. The world number one had to battle against Keys, considered the heir apparent as the queen of American womens' tennis, before she eventually overcame the 19-year-old 7-6(5) 6-2 to set up the final against the Russian. Williams, a five times champion at Melbourne Park, however, felt she entered the tournament in a funk, having played badly at the Hopman Cup in Perth earlier this month and mindful she had crashed out to lower ranked players in the last three years. "I didn't expect to get to the finals of this tournament when I first got here because I wasn't playing great," she said after she made her first Melbourne Park final since 2010.

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