In Libya, Western-backed militias fuel poetics, politics

by Reese Erlich, Latitude News, June 14, 2012 BENGHAZI, LIBYA – Not every poet gets to argue the inner meanings of his poems with an interrogator from the Libyan intelligence service. Elhabib Alamin did. The writer and poet actively opposed dictator Muammar Gaddafi for years. Last year, he published “Me and My Burning Oven,” a … Continue reading