April 14, 2019 | Story | No Comments
It might be hard to believe, but NATO’s bombing campaign to remove Muammar Gaddafi from power in Libya eight years ago has not led to a new era of peace and prosperity. In fact, it looks like a new revolution is on the way.
Blowing in from the east is warlord General Khalifa Haftar who used to be a Gaddafi ally, then he wasn’t, then he went to live in the US near CIA HQ, and is now back trying to take power, with the backing of a whole range of allies. His opponent in Tripoli is the UN backed Government of National Accord which isn’t really a government, or national or in accord with anything.
Normally it would just be a case choosing a side, and bombing the other one, but as ICYMI discovers, it’s not that easy in Libya anymore.
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