The Foreign Desk

Libya: as simple as east vs west?

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20 April 2019

Episode 276

30 minutes


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Renegade Libyan general Khalifa Haftar has been advancing towards Tripoli for some weeks now. It’s not clear what his aims are but most observers agree that further conflict is the last thing the country needs. So what is Haftar after – and what, more importantly, can the rest of Libya afford to lose? Andrew Mueller is joined by Mary Fitzgerald, Anas El Gomati and Mohamed Eljarh.

20 April 2019

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