Rabat - Very much like what happened with Somalia many decades ago, after the overthrow of its dictator Siad Barre in 1991, Libya is free from Qaddafi and his family but gripped with chaos, lawlessness and instability to the extent that one wonders if the country still exists as such or is it just a figment of imagination.

Dr Mohamed Chtatou is a professor at the University of Mohammed V in Rabat.