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Khalifa Haftar: renegade general causing upheaval in Libya

Commander has managed to rally influential bodies in offensive against post-Gaddafi government but is dogged by old CIA link

Under clear desert skies and a sweltering sun, a team of CIA trainers put the Libyan exile commander through his paces, teaching sabotage and tactics to his small band of fighters. Back then, in the 1980s, they dreamed of the day they could go home and topple Muammar Gaddafi.

Chris Stephen, Ian Black and Spencer Ackerman, The Guardian.

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