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A Tortuous Path to Peace in Libya

Dec 19, 2016 | 09:15 GMT
A tank burns as clashes rage between the Libyan National Army, led by Field Marshal Khalifa Hifter, and jihadist militants.
A year after Libya's rival governments signed an agreement to unify, eventually leading to the creation of the Government of National Accord, Libya is more fragmented than ever, and clashes between warring militias continue around the country.
(ABDULLAH DOMA/AFP/Getty Images)

The Libyan National Army and the Misrata militias -- Libya's strongest and most cohesive military blocs -- are responsible for much of the country's recent success. They are also bitter rivals. Now, the two groups are on a collision course that could lead them to the negotiating table if not into open conflict....

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