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Analysis: Libya’s long road to disarmament | IRIN Middle East

MISRATA/TRIPOLI/DUBAI, 29 December 2011 (IRIN) – Mistrust of Libya’s interim administration is likely to deter tens of thousands of revolutionary fighters from complying with a massive new demobilization plan, according to analysts and former rebels. “There is no full trust in the government,” said Adel AbdElmajid Zoubi, 28, who fought in the coastal town of Misrata, besieged for months by ...

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Libya: SAS veterans helping Nato identify Gaddafi targets in Misrata | The Guardian

Former SAS soldiers and other western employees of private security companies are helping Nato identify targets in the Libyan port city of Misrata, the scene of heavy fighting between Muammar Gaddafi’s forces and rebels, well-placed sources have told the Guardian. Special forces veterans are passing details of the locations and movements of Gaddafi’s forces to the Naples headquarters of Lieutenant ...

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Libyan rebel city of Misrata focus of UN talks on humanitarian crisis | guardian.co.uk

Britain will press for unfettered access to the besieged Libyan city of Misrata in talks at the UN amid deepening concern at the humanitarian situation in the town, which has been surrounded by forces loyal to Muammar Gaddafi for more than a month. The international development secretary, Andrew Mitchell, will discuss plans on Monday to increase aid and medical supplies ...

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