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Crossing the Ras Ajdir border into Libya from Tunisia on Oct.
24 and 25 required two attempts and three hours, and culminated with an instructive initiation into a post-revolution reality.

The Libyan side felt like a scene from “Lord of the Flies”:
gun-toting, barely uniformed teenagers attempting to enforce a semblance of authority; trucks roaming aimlessly, loaded with anti-aircraft guns; occasional tracers from random gunfire cutting across the sky. Entering at midnight only added to the surrealism.

Then, there was the Libyan guard booth at the crossing.

Read the whole story at Jewish Daily Forward.

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