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Vol 61 No 2

Published 23rd January 2020


Libya

Life as a client state looms

As the US leaves the scene, Russia and Turkey may be about to carve up the country between them

Whether General Khalifa Haftar will this year enter Tripoli in triumph – which he continually predicted for most of last year – is in doubt now that Libya's future is in the hands of foreign powers, especially Turkey and Russia. Neither Haftar's eastern-based Libyan National Army (LNA) militia nor its adversaries in the United Nations-recognised Government of National Accord (GNA) led by? Faiez el Serraj are set to chart the country's foreseeable future.?

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