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General Khalifa Belqasim Haftar

Date of Birth: 1943
Place of Birth: Tarhouna


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Moscow guns for African gold

In Libya Wagner trained many of General Khalifa Haftar's fighters at the Jufra air base including Chadian and Sudanese rebels but Haftar failed militarily and could not conquer Tripoli (AC Vol 61 No 12 Haftar falls back)...


Political leaders versus the polls

Also three of the most prominent presidential candidates – warlord General Khalifa Haftar current Prime Minister Abdel Hamid Dubaiba and Seif el Islam el Gadaffi son of the former dictator – are unacceptable to too many people with the means to prevent the polls (AC Vol 62 No 24 Everyone wants to be president)...


Everyone wants to be president

General Khalifa Haftar the head of the Libyan National Army militia that aspired but failed to conquer Tripoli with Russian Egyptian Saudi and Emirati arms and money for about two years threw his hat in the ring two days later on 16 November...

What support remains for the Gadaffi family is found in the southern part of the country but Sebha itself is largely controlled by the Libyan National Army (LNA) of General Khalifa Haftar who regards Seif el Islam as a serious threat...


Has the sun set on the Brothers?

The UAE's militantly anti-MB de facto ruler Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed al Nahayan (MBZ) championed aspiring strongman General Khalifa Haftar against the UN-backed government in Libya...


Eastern strongman squares up for the polls

Having failed to become master of his country by the bullet with the collapse last year of his 14-month offensive against Tripoli eastern-based General Khalifa Haftar has opted for the ballot...


Doubts on elections multiply

The elections roadmap carefully orchestrated by the UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) seems to be dissolving in the summer heat and meanwhile General Khalifa Haftar remains master of eastern Libya...


Dubaiba's honeymoon

Not only are Libyans tired of the divisions and the economic and political chaos in which they have had to live they are now angry with those seen as responsible notably the Muslim Brotherhood and the eastern-based military leader General Khalifa Haftar...


Biden's balancing act

That would put General Khalifa Haftar leader of the eastern-based forces in the firing line and would make him an unviable partner for the Russians...


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