Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Libya's Committees and Libya Shield are pursuing agendas that are regional, tribal, Islamist and sometimes criminal

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On Saturday, throngs of protesters in Benghazi stormed the headquarters of a government-sponsored militia, Libya Shield, whose members opened fire, killing at least 27 people. Weary of Libya Shield’s overbearing presence, the crowds had demanded that the regular army and police take its place. It was a disheartening reminder of the Faustian bargain that Libya’s anemic and fractured government has made with the militias.


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