Skip to comments.Libyan rebels, hoping for one state, prepare for two
Posted on 04/06/2011 6:55:27 AM PDT by TigerLikesRooster
Libyan rebels, hoping for one state, prepare for two
By Tara Bahrampour, Tuesday, April 5, 9:43 PM
BENGHAZI, Libya One Libya, with Tripoli as its capital is spray-painted on walls around this rebel city and glides off the tongues of opposition leaders. Moammar Gaddafi will fall in a week, they predict, two at the most, and theyll build a new country then.
But as weeks stretch into months and progress on the battlefield stalls, this rebel-held area of Libya is settling into its status as a de facto separate state.
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And, with the explosive aid of Libyan Army artillery fire... they woke up.
Libyan commandos have blown up infrastructure needed to syphon Libyan oil to pirate tankers.
There are unconfirmed reports about firefights between Egyptian and local AQ in Benghazi.
And Saudi envoys knocking on Ruskie and Chicom doors.
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