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Libya

General Khalifa Belqasim Haftar

Date of Birth: 1943
Place of Birth: Tarhouna


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All at sea over migration

The most serious attack has come from General Khalifa Haftar who heads the Tobruk-based Libyan National Army which with backing from Egypt and United Arab Emirates is now the most powerful and coherent military force in the country...


States of failure

Fighting between General Khalifa Haftar's Libyan National Army (LNA) and its rivals has been increasing while Da'ish (Islamic State) proves that it remains a potent force despite suffering heavy military defeats...


Squaring the triangle

International support for General Khalifa Haftar and his Libyan National Army (LNA) based in the east is growing beyond his core base of external supporters of Egypt Russia and the United Arab Emirates...


Bouteflika unbowed

Algiers finally received Libyan General Khalifa Haftar in December amid signs that it has joined a growing number of governments in shifting towards the view that the Tripoli-based Presidency Council and Faiez el Serraj's Government of National Accord may never be able to control Libya...


Two trumpeteers overboard

Khalifa Haftar commander of the Libyan National Army to Washington for meetings with Trump's security and foreign policy advisors in December (AC Vol 58 No 3 Calling Trumpsville)...


Front lines in flux

Haftar resurgentWhile the squabbles in Tripoli continue in the east General Khalifa Haftar's Libyan National Army (LNA) forces are increasing their influence (AC Vol 58 No 1 Cold and hot wars)...


Cold and hot wars

The tendency to see military strongmen as a solution may favour General Khalifa Haftar in Libya's power struggles as his Benghazi-based Libya National Army makes progress against jihadist groups and factional rivals with the help of Egypt major arms supplier Russia the United Arab Emirates and France (AC Vol 57 No 16 The scramble for the spoils)...


Elusive legitimacy

On the external front Sisi will continue to provide logistical and political support to the Libyan National Army commanded by Khalifa Haftar but direct intervention in Libya is unlikely (AC Vol 57 No 6 Drawing a line in Libya)...


The scramble for the spoils

The death of three French Special Forces soldiers in a helicopter crash in Benghazi on 20 July has drawn attention to Paris's support for General Khalifa Haftar's Benghazi-based Libya National Army (LNA)...


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