Libya air strikes: Conflict linked to wider Middle East
By George Joffe
University of Cambridge
27 August 2014
REUTERS
Tripoli airport bears the marks of recent heavy fighting between rival militias
US allegations that United Arab Emirates (UAE) warplanes based in Egypt bombed Tripoli in recent days puts into stark relief the way in which the domestic conflict in Libya has been dragged into a wider crisis emerging in the Middle East.
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