Gaddafi's Ace In The Hole? Algeria (Part 2)

Prince, Rob
March 2011
Foreign Policy in Focus;3/ 4/2011, p3
This article explores the instability of the regime of Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi amid the rebellion in 2011. It discusses the transfer of public support from the regime to the rebels, including the country's 140 tribes that expressed support to the ouster of Gaddafi. It also notes the move of some military units to side with the rebellion. In addition, the article analyzes the fighting between the rebels and armed private militias controlled by Gaddafi's sons.


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