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Libyan Government Loses Grip As Renegade CIA General Expands Power

AFRICANGLOBE - Growing frustration over the reality of life in eastern Libya, which contrasts with the promises of politicians, is feeding support for a former army general, Khalifa Haftar, who has set himself up as a warrior against militancy and who some also see as their saviour.

U.S. Dispatches 1,000 Marines To Libya’s Coast As Fighting Escalates

AFRICANGLOBE - The U.S. military has ordered the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan, with 1,000 Marines on board, to move toward the Libyan coast, the Pentagon confirmed Wednesday, a day after American officials urged citizens to leave the restive country immediately.

Lawless Libya, The NATO Debacle, And The Benghazi Probe

AFRICANGLOBE - Over the weekend fighting escalated in Libya and the U.S. military has planes on standby for the possible evacuation of American personnel from the U.S. Embassy in Tripoli, Libya—probably, amid fears of a repeat of the Sept. 11, 2012 attack at the embassy in Benghazi. Isn’t the current chaos, in Libya, a clear indication Libya is fast becoming a “failed state” of anarchy and lawlessness?