Tim Eaton is a senior research fellow in the Middle East and North Africa Programme at Chatham House. His research focuses on the political economy of conflict in the MENA region and on that of the Libyan conflict, in particular. He has published widely on Libya for Chatham House and in media outlets including the Washington Post and War on the Rocks. He is also a doctoral candidate at King’s College London in the Department of War Studies.
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Misrata has always been known as a city of business. But after the revolution, when it took up arms against Moammar Gadhafi, the port city became a bellwether for the direction of Libya. At the head of the two governments that currently claim authority in Libya stand two figures from Misrata. Where Misrata goes, the rest of the country will follow.