A Libyan militiaman fires in the air in an attempt to force back protesters from in front of the gates of the parliament in Tripoli, Libya, in October. One year on, the country is still trying to overcome the legacy of one of the most erratic leaders of modern times as well as a brutal eight-month struggle that left the country awash in weapons, militias and very few state institutions. (Associated Press)

A Libyan militiaman fires in the air in an attempt to force back protesters from in front of the gates of the parliament in Tripoli, Libya, in October. One year on, the country is still trying to overcome the legacy of one of the most erratic leaders of modern times as well as a brutal eight-month struggle that left the country awash in weapons, militias and very few state institutions. (Associated Press)