Instability in Libya? "No problem" says China
China doesn't seem phased in the least over the growing political instability in Libya in the wake of the 2011 revolution there. While other foreign investors are either withdrawing or sitting on the sidelines, Chinese firms are lining up for oil deals and infrastructure projects. So what's the appeal of Libya? Well, it appears to be part of a broader, very ambitious Chinese foreign policy agenda across the whole of North Africa.