The Challenge of Creating Unity in Libya

Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar, the strongman who is widely regarded as the most important player in the overcrowded cast of characters determining Libya's uncertain future, has aptly been called the 'divisive unifier'. He is widely blamed for precipitating the split of Libyan sovereignty into two competing governments, when in February 2014 he launched a coup attempt against the interim government in Tripoli, vowing to get rid of all Islamists, writes Peter Fabricius for ISS.

 

 

  • Libya:   The Problem with Creating Unity

    ISS, 19 April 2018

    Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar, the strongman who is widely regarded as the most important player in the overcrowded cast of characters determining Libya's uncertain future, has… Read more »

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