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The battle for Libya
As revolt sweeps the Arab world, thousands of Libyans have risen up against the 42-year rule of Moamer Kadhafi, who has responded with troops and fighter planes. There are hundreds of reports of bloodshed but the leader's allies have defected and the rebels have fought on.
The anti-Kadhafi uprising in Libya is neither democratic nor spontaneous, according to a delegation which visited the country last month.Their report, published by two French-based thinktanks, claims the rebel Transitional National Council (TNC) …