VIDEO — Tripoli Torment: Libya crippled by jihad & oil brawl 2 yrs after Gaddafi ouster

Posted: August 28, 2013 in Middle East, News
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August 26, 2013

Two years on from the fall of Colonel Gaddafi in Libya, the euphoria of the revolution has all but gone. Today, armed militias and Islamists rule much of the country fighting over territory, smuggling routes, and shares of dwindling oil revenue. To top that off, a desperate government is quietly re-activating Colonel Gaddafi’s feared surveillance apparatus, using it to hunt down dissenters. RT’s Paula Slier reports on the sobering anniversary.


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