Already, the usual suspects are clamoring for U.S. intervention as Haftar’s forces advance on the capital. With not just al-Qaeda, but now ISIS, a threat to stability in the country, the New York Times is calling on the Trump administration to “act fast.”
Despite US Support for “Official” Gov of Libya, Competing Gov Led by CIA Asset Benefits from Chaos in Tripoli
U.S. allies the United Arab Emirates, Egypt and Israel have been backing the “rogue” government of CIA-asset Khalifa Haftar, which controls Libya’s east as well as many of the country’s most important and lucrative oil fields and ports.
TRIPOLI, LIBYA -- The UN-recognized government of Libya -- officially known as the Government of National Accord (GNA) -- could be in its final days, as recent in-fighting within the GNA has dramatically escalated since it began last week, plunging the country’s capital into chaos. On Saturday, over 20 rockets targeting residential areas