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Under pressure on the military front, Haftar tries a new political ploy

Khalifa Haftar, eastern Libya's strong man.
Khalifa Haftar, eastern Libya's strong man. © Reuters Marketplace - Reuters Pictures Archive
Faced with advances by the government of national accord's forces on the ground and ruptures in the supply lines of the Libyan National Army's allies, General Haftar could now find himself confronted by switches of allegiance among some of his supporters. The eastern Libya strong man has, therefore, opted to play the political card to gain time. [...]
Published on 08.05.2020 at 05:00 GMT Reading time 4 minutes
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