Monday, 15 August 2011

Tribal Rifts Threaten to Undermine Libya Uprising

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/08/14/world/africa/14libya.html
TRIPOLI, Libya — Saddled with infighting and undermined by the occasionally ruthless and undisciplined behavior of its fighters, the six-month-old rebel uprising against Col. Muammar el-Qaddafi is showing signs of sliding from a struggle to overthrow an autocrat into a murkier contest between factions and tribes.
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