March 9, 2012
In Libya the interim Prime Minister has thanked the US for what he called “tremendous support”‘ in overthrowing Muammar Gaddafi. But the new Libyan authorities are facing an uprising of their own from a group of powerful tribal leaders who have declared partial autonomy in the east of the country. Political analyst Pepe Escobar told RT, that Washington is likely to take little interest in political developments in post-Gaddafi Libya. And Sara Marusek, a Beirut-based researcher for Syracuse University says that what’s happening in Libya now, under a Western backed government, is exactly what prompted foreign military intervention in the first place.
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